These activities work with words that have the consonant chunk "wh" where together they make a single sound.

Of all the "h brothers" (ch, sh, th, wh) I find "wh" to be a little more troublesome for new learners. I always choose to do this last when introducing the topic. For some reason students have a vast disconnect between the word "whale" and "whistle". I find that visuals are critical when working on this skill. See how it goes for you.

Most common words with "wh" digraphs - when, which, what, whip, and which. "Whale" is also a great example to use with kids.

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Print wh Consonant Digraphs Worksheets

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Whale of a Worksheet

The words include: narwhale, wharf, whitewall, whiteboard, whip

We Hope You Know What A Whisk Is

There is that and then do you know what these are? (whirlwind, whether, while, whist)

Diagraphs: wh

A diagraph is two letters that make a single sound. Say the name of each picture. Then write its name on the line.

Beginner's Luck

Circle the word that has the same beginning sound as the first word.

Diagraphs: th and wh

Fill in the blank with the correct diagraph.

Diagraphs: wh

Say the name of each picture. Circle the pictures that contain the wh sound.

Diagraphs: th and wh

Fill those words and then think up your own words.

Word Finder Facts

Where does that word puzzle stop and the word find start?

Diagraph Worksheet: wh

Say the name of each picture. If it has the wh sound, draw a line to connect the picture to the diagraph. Can you think of two things whose name contains the diagraph wh? Draw a picture of each thing. Then write its name on the line.

Say the Pictures

Say the name of each picture. Cut and glue the correct blend to complete each word.

Write Fills

Complete each word by filling in the missing diagraph. Write the word.

Bubbly Picture Words

Where in the word does the sound pop out at you?

Wh-att?

Look at the pictures, and fill in the missing letters. Circle the word that has the same middle sound as the first word.

Unscrambles

Unscramble the wh words below. Then use them to complete the sentences. Words include: whiplash, wherewithal, whippersnapper, wholeness, whimper, somewhere, whimsical, whitewash, wholesome

Diagraphs | wh/th

Read each word. Is it missing a wh sound, or a th sound? Color in the circle next to the correct missing sound.