Additional final blends

Final L-blends are the sounds that specific letters make when “L” is paired with them at the end of words, for example “-ld” as in gold, “-lp” as in help, and “-lt” as in felt. Other common final blends include “-ft” as in lift and “-mp” as in jump.

This reading skill may be new to your student, or they may already be familiar with it. To practice this reading skill, select a type of activity that your student enjoys (they can help choose!). We do not expect every student to complete everything included here, and these materials can be completed in any order. Keep in mind that learning takes time and repetition.

Lesson introduction and activity instructions

Materials for lesson activities (These require advance preparation; be aware that some of the lessons work best in person. With creativity, many can be adapted for remote tutoring sessions.)