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Consonant & Vowel Digraphs – Sorting Game

Consonant & Vowel Digraphs – Sorting Game
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This resource is great for reinforcing the concepts of Vowel and Consonant Digraphs. Students select the sound or word cards and sort them into the correct window. This game is perfect for a Literacy rotational activity and can also assist in providing formative assessment of student’s knowledge and understanding of the concept.

Rotational and small group activities.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E1LY11 9

Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant blends and digraphs to write words, and blend these to read one- and two-syllable words

ACELA1458 8.4

Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable words

EN1-4A old

Draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies

EN1-PHOKW-01 new

Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts

EN1-SPELL-01 new

Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts


Recognise short vowels, common long vowels and consonant digraphs, and consonant blends



This game can be played in multiple ways. Students can simply sort the sounds, the words, or they can sort both the sounds and words.

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Kathi Deagan
Posted 3 years ago
New South Wales, Australia
learning the different ways letters can be combined to make the same sound is important to assist with further developing their reading skills