A set of worksheets that focus on students learning consonants or groups of consonants.

There are twenty-six letters of the English alphabet. When five of those letters (a, e, I, o, and u) are said breath flows freely through the speaker's mouth. These letters are referred to as vowels. The remaining twenty-one letters are referred to as consonants. When saying consonants, we must obstruct our breathing pattern through our vocal tracts. When consonants and vowels are combined, they form units of sound called syllables. Vowels do not always need to be present to form words, but they surely are helpful. The longest word that is composed of only consonants is rhythms. The mechanics of say a consonant and vowel are completely different. When saying consonants you must completely close your vocal tract. The opposite is true when you are saying a vowel aloud. In the English alphabet there are 21 letters that represent consonants that produce 24 different consonant sounds. Consonants produce a great deal of friction to be said aloud. We are taught early on that y can act as a vowel under certain conditions. What is meant by that is that in the right light y can give off a speech sound just like a vowel and as result act just like a vowel. The letter "Y" is often a big old question mark when classifying it as a consonant or vowel. In the word "happy", the letter "y" acts as a vowel.

In the series of worksheets below we will explore the sounds, sound chunks, and words created by the various different consonants. To go along with this, you also want to explore our consonant blending section as they can help you start to see the connection between the letters and the words that become responsible for.

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Consonant Worksheet Categories

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Initial Consonants

These are the letters that are found at the beginning of the words that they are located in.

Letter b Worksheets

We help you get familiar with sounds and words created by this great letter that helps us form words like: bed, bus, boo, and buy

Letter C

Identify where this letter hides in a series of objects and learn to compose words with Cc.

Letter d Practice

We let you run off with these letters and ask you to create your own words.

Letter f Exercises

Present in the names of so many great animals like foxes, ferrets, and falcons.

Letter g - The Giant

This letter is found at the front of government, middle of figure, and end of egg.

Letter h - The letter that makes us Happy.

The sound pronounced when saying this letter is made with movement through the vocal cords, but not voiced.

Letter j - The jumbly consonant.

Present in many of my most favorite words such as: jump, jolly, and ajar. I cannot not explain why ajar is a favorite word of mine. Just look at it, isn't it cool?

Letter k - The Kickoff letter

Often confused with his cousin the letter c.

Letter l - Practice Pages

You could have lullaby lyrics without it.

Letter m - The Mountainous Consonant

Yes, there are a mountain of words that start with this.

Letter p - The Peppy letter.

When we say this letter, it looks like we are puckering up.

Letter q - Practice pages

In vocabulary games there are two hundred and ninety-four playable words that start with this letter.

Letter r Worksheets

I always forget how to spell aardvark because I forget this letter. In fact, I had to look it up to write the previous sentence.

The Letter s

The same sound can be produced by the letter, when it is by an i or an e.

Letter t Practice

The consonant that gave us such great words like Twitter.

Letter v Exercises

This letter really makes your vocal cords jump and vibrate a great deal.

Letter w - Which makes us go Wow!

You have to round your lips to pronounce the words it produces.

Letter x - The misunderstood letter

This is an often forgotten, but very unique letter.

Letter y - Am I a vowel or not?

Because of the sounds it can produce this consonant has a be of an identity crisis.

Letter z - The Final Consonant in The Game

You would be surprised to know that just under eleven-thousand words of the English language contain this consonant.