Header image  
(extra activities for Phonics Worksheets)  
  HOME ::
   
 
These lesson extensions are written as directions to be given to the learner. They cover material presented in the lesson or provide a review of previous material. Learners may need another sheet of paper to complete these exercises. Answers are provided in parentheses.
 
Free Phonics Lesson Extensions- Volume I
 
Letter Candy (v1-01)
Consonants & Vowels
Write the vowels on another sheet of paper. (a, e, i, o, u)
 
Funny Fish (v1-02)
Consonants & Vowels
Write the ABC’s on another sheet of paper. Circle all of the vowels and underline the consonants. How many vowels are there? (6) How many consonants are there? (21) Which letter is circled and underlined? (y)
 
Super Square (v1-03)
Consonants & Vowels
How many vowels do you see on this page? (5) How many consonants do you see on this page? (20) Write all of the vowels including y at the bottom of the page. (a, e, i, o, u, y)
 
Splendid Sounds (v1-04)
Short Vowel Sounds
Draw something else that begins with an a, e, i, o, and u. Write a word for each short vowel sound. (Answers will vary, and spellings might be incorrect. For example, apple may be “apl.”)
 
Ben's Bedroom (v1-05)
Beginning Consonant B
Underline the words on the work sheet that have a short e sound in them. (bed, pet, ten) Write all of the words that begin with a b on another sheet of paper. Underline the vowel in each word. (bat, bed, bug, bag)
 
Delightful Design (v1-06)
Beginning Consonant D
On another sheet of paper, write all of the words that begin with a d. Underline the vowel in each word. (dug, den, dad, dog, did, dot, dip) Write all the words that have a short i sound in them. (bit, lit, dip, did, it) How many did you find? (5)
 
Fix It Fun (v1-07)
Beginning Consonant F
Write a new word for each short vowel sound. (Answers will vary.)
 
A Hip Hopper (v1-08)
Beginning Consonant H
Write the words that do not begin with an h. Then, underline the vowel in each word. (tug, bet, tag, on, pat, if, bun)
 
Flying High (v1-09)
Beginning Consonants J and K
Write the two words that begin with a k. Underline the vowel in each word. (kid, kit) Write the four words that begin with a j. Underline the vowel in each word. (jet, job, jog, jam)
 
Leapin' Lizards (v1-10)
Beginning Consonant L
Write two of the words that have the short a sound in them. (lap, lad, bad, sag, man) Now write the two words that have the short e sound. (leg, led)  Then, i and o. (is, lid, rip, hip); (lot, nod) Make up two words of your own that have a short u sound. (Answers will vary.)
 
Morning Mania (v1-11)
Beginning Consonant M
Write the six m words on another sheet of paper. (man, mat, mud, mug, mom, map)
 
Nuts for Ned (v1-12)
Beginning Consonant N
Write the six words that do not begin with an n. Underline the vowel in each word. (yet, rib, beg, met, web, mop) How many words did begin with an n? Write the number in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. (6)
 
Picture It (v1-13)
Beginning Consonant P
Write two words that rhyme with “pan.” (Ex. can, Dan, fan, Jan, man, ran, tan, van)  Write two words that rhyme with “pig.” (Ex. big, dig, fig, jig, rig, wig)
 
Rob and Rod Rat (v1-14)
Beginning Consonant R
How many words that you underlined begin with an r?  Write that number in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. (15) Find the word “fat” and circle it. Find the word “has” and underline it two times.
 
Sneaky Ship (v1-15)
Beginning Consonant S
Write two words that rhyme with “sad.” (Ex. bad, dad, had, lad, mad, pad)  Write two words that rhyme with “sub.” (Ex. cub, hub, rub, tub)
 
Ted Turtle (v1-16)
Beginning Consonant T
Write the number of words that begin with a t in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. (7) Write all of the words that have a t in them. Underline the t. (wet, vet, tub, tin, ten, tan, tip, tap, at, pit, tag) How many words did you find with a t in them? (11)
 
Wendy Walrus (v1-17)
Beginning Consonant W
On another sheet of paper, write the seven words that do not begin with a w. (up, bog, but, as, rod, pot, lip)
 
Zoom! (v1-18)
Beginning Consonants V, Y and Z
How many of the words on this page begin with a y? Write the number beside the yak. (5)  How many words begin with a v? Write the number besides the vase. (3) How many words begin with a z? Write the number beside the zebra. (4) Write the words that begin with a y on another sheet of paper. (yet, yum, yes, yak, yam) Draw the animal that begins with a y. (yak)
 
Crazy Corner (v1-19)
Beginning Consonant C
Underline the words that have a short i sound. (sip, win, dim) Put a box around the words that have a short e sound. (yes, let) Write the words that begin with a c - like “cow” – at the bottom of your paper. (cab, cap, cup, can, cat)
 
Purple Primate (v1-20)
Beginning Consonant G
Write all of the words that have the short o sound in them on another sheet of paper. (pod, jog, got, cot, bog) Draw three things that begin with a g on that same sheet of paper.
 

Missing Instrument (v1-21)
Beginning Consonant Q
Ending Consonant X

Write the two words that end in ox at the bottom of the worksheet. (fox, box)  Write the two words that end in ax at the bottom of the worksheet. (wax, ax)  Underline the vowel in each word.
 
Name That Picture (v1-22)
Beginning Consonants
Write three rhyming words on another sheet of paper. Underline the vowel in each of the words. Circle the consonants. (Ex. (b)u(g),(h)u(g),(b)u(g))
 
Double Time (v1-23)
Ending Consonants
On another sheet of paper, write a new sentence using a word in the Word Box.
 
Mystery Picture (v1-24)
Ending Consonant S and Plurals
On another sheet of paper, make the following words plural by adding an s: “bell,” “hill,” “dad,” “bed.” (bells, hills, dads, beds)
 
Match 'Em (v1-25)
Ending Blends lk, ft, lf,
lm, lp, lt and mp
On another sheet of paper, write the new words that you made. Underline their ending consonant blends. Hint: Look at the Blend Box for help. ( camp, gift, elf, silk, help, quilt,) Make a sentence using one of your new words.
 
The Elk and the Ant (v1-26)
Ending Blends nd, nk,
nt, pt, sk and st
Write the new words you made on another sheet of paper. Underline their ending consonant blends. Hint: Look at the Blend Box for help. (went, sunk, pond, ask, kept, best)
 
Mini Stories (v1-27)
Beginning Blend bl, br, cl, cr, dr
fl, fr, gl, gr, pl, pr, sc and sw
Write the five new words you made in the first story on another sheet of paper. Underline their beginning consonant blends. Hint: Look at the first Blend Box for help. (glad, clams, swam, crab, blast)
 
Picture Blender (v1-28)
Beginning Blends sk, sl, sm, sn, sp
st, tr, tw, scr, spl, spr and str
Write a new word for each blend on another sheet of paper. (Answers will vary. Ex: skin, slip, etc.)
 
Chuggin' Choo Choo (v1-29)
Consonant Digraph ch
Write the words that begin with the ch sound on another sheet of paper. Underline the letters that make the ch sound in each word. (chip, chill, chat, chimp, chick) Write the words that end in the ch sound. Underline the letters that make the ch sound in each word. (witch, catch, sketch, patch)
 
Picnic Party (v1-30)
Consonant Digraph ck
On another sheet of paper, write the five words that end with the same sound as you hear in “sock.” Underline the two consonants that make the k sound. (brick, lock, sock, duck, rock)
 
Splash! (v1-31)
Consonant Digraph sh
Write the words that begin with the sh sound – as in “shell” – on another sheet of paper. Circle the sh sound in each word. ((sh)ip, (sh)ell, (sh)ack, (sh)ot, (sh)ock, (sh)ut, (sh)op)
 
Rockin' Thad (v1-32)
Consonant Digraph th
On another sheet of paper, write the five words that begin with the hard th sound. (then, this, than, them, that) On the same sheet of paper, write the four words that end with the soft th sound. (path, bath, math, broth)
 
Whispering Whales (v1-33)
Consonant Digraph wh
Find other words in the puzzle and circle them in red. (Ex: sit, sick, hip, we, he, hen)
 
Sam Shrimp (v1-34)
Consonant Digraphs shr, squ and thr
Write the six new words on another sheet of paper. Underline the consonant digraphs. Hint: Use the Digraph Box for help. (shrimp, thrill, squid, squished, throb, shrugs)
 
Maze Madness (v1-35)
Silent e
How many words had a long vowel sound because of the silent e? Write the answer in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. (5) At the bottom of your paper, write the words that have a short vowel sound. (pin, patch)
 
Ann and Abe (v1-36)
Long A and Short A Vowel Sounds
How many words have a long a sound? Write the number in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. (11) How many words have a short a sound? Write the number in the bottom left-hand corner of your paper. (9)
 
Ned and Pete (v1-37)
Long E and Short E Vowel Sounds
Find more long e and short e words in a newspaper and cut them out. Divide a sheet of paper into two columns and paste the short e words in the left column and the long “e” words in the right column.
 
Mike and Mick (v1-38)
Long I and Short I Vowel Sounds
On another sheet of paper, write the words that begin with the b sound. (bib, bike) On the same sheet of paper, write the word that has a br sound. (brick)
 
The Hole Story (v1-39)
Long O Vowel Sound
Discuss the words in the Word Box. Give an example of a gem (Ex: diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald). Then, ask where gems can be found. (Ex: jewelry, treasure chests, crowns, etc.)
 
Bud and June (v1-40)
Long U and Short U Vowel Sounds
At the bottom of your paper, write the two rhyming words that have the long u sound. (tube, cube)
 
Free Phonics Lesson Extensions- Volume II
Paint Pails (v2-01)
Long Vowel A (ai)
Write all of the words that have a long a sound on another sheet of paper. (quail, stain, mail, maid, brain, chain) How many did you find? (6) Write the number in the bottom right-hand corner of your paper. Write four words that did not have the long a sound. (plan, mad, clean, ran) How many words have the short a sound? (3) Write the number in the bottom left-hand corner of your paper. Write the silent vowel that follows the long a but does not make a sound. (i)
 
Hay Day (v2-02)
Long Vowel A (ay)
[Write “_ay” on the board or a blank piece of paper before this instruction is given.] Write several new words that have the long a sound. (Answers may vary – say, way, ray, clay, may, pay) Write a new sentence using the word “play.”
 
What Do You See? (v2-03)
Long Vowel E (ee)
Write the three words that have the long a sound on another sheet of paper. (spray, chain, plain) Write the two words that have the short e sound on another sheet of paper. (shell, well) Write two new sentences using two of the words you circled. Write a story about the picture using the words above the picture.
 
Jean and Dean (v2-04)
Long Vowel E (ea)
Write the two rhyming words that end in the consonant d on another sheet of paper. (read, bead) Write the three rhyming words that end in the ch sound. (teach, beach, peach) Underline the letters that make the ch sound in each word.
 
EEEEEK! (v2-05)
Long Vowel E (e)
Write the five words that have the long e sound on another sheet of paper. (we, he, she, be, me) On the bottom right-hand corner of your paper, write how many words did not have the long e sound. (5) Write the word that tells you what sound a duck makes. (quack)
 
Hidden Words (v2-06)
Long Vowel E (ie)
Find some other words in the seek-and-find. Circle them in red. (be, fed, he, hi, hid, me, silt) Write a sentence using the word “chief.” (Answers will vary.)
 
Crazy Crossword (v2-07)
Long Vowel I (ie)
Write the eight words in the crossword puzzle on another sheet of paper. Underline the letters that make the long i sound in each word. (lied, tie, tied, tried, pie, flies, dried, die) Write four sentences using four of your new words.
 
Shy Tyrone (v2-08)
Long Vowel I (y)
Write these sentences and fill in the missing word.
1. A _______ landed on the cake. (fly)
2. The plane files _______. (fast)
3. I see a jet in the _________. (sky)
 
The Man and the Dog (v2-09)
Long Vowel I (ind)
On another sheet of paper, write three new sentences using the words in the Word Box.
 
What a Day! (v2-10)
Long Vowel O (oa)
Write your five new words on another sheet of paper. Circle the letters that make the long o sound in each word. (t(oa)d, c(oa)t, b(oa)t, s(oa)p, l(oa)f) Write the two words that rhyme. (boat, coat)
 
Oh Deer! (v2-11)
Long Vowel O (oe and o)
Write the four words that have the long e sound on another sheet of paper. (cream, see, sweep, breeze) Write a sentence using one of the long e words. Write the word that has a short a sound. (cat) Draw a picture of that short a word.
 
Meal Time (v2-12)
Long Vowel O (ol)
Find other words in the seek-and-find and circle them in red. (at, bid, Dan, he, loaf, off, old, rot, tab, the, to, too) Underline the words in the story that have a short o sound. Hint: There are six of them. (Mom, Mom, got, potholders, Mom, hot)
 
Scare the Crows (v2-13)
Long Vowel O (ow)
Write in ABC order the words you did not use to make a scarecrow. (aim, creak, fry, job, shot, squeeze, weak) Write three new sentences using three of the words you used to make the scarecrow.
 
The New Stew (v2-14)
Long Vowel U and OO (ew)
Write four sentences using four of your new words. Include a least eight words in each sentence.
 
When I Am Blue... (v2-15)
Long Vowel U (ou, ui, and ue)
Using the words in the Word Box, write a new story on another sheet of paper. Write the words from the Word Box in ABC order. (blue, fruit, group, juice, soup, you)
 
Oodles of Cool Words (v2-16)
Long Vowel U (oo)
Put a line under the long u (oo) sound in each word on your worksheet. Write the three pairs of rhyming words on another sheet of paper. (pool-stool, goose-moose, moon-spoon) Write a sentence using the word “boot.” Then write as many words as you can that rhyme with boot. (Ex: hoot, loot, root, toot) Find other words in the seek-and-find and circle them in red. (bun, buns, go, no, on, so, to, too)
 
Right on Target (v2-17)
R-controlled Vowel ar

Put two lines under the letters that make the r-controlled vowel in each word. (The letters ar should be underlined twice in each word.) Write three sentences using your new words. Write the following sentences, and fill in the blanks with your new words.

1. The cows were in the ______. (barn)
2. A ______ swims in the sea. (shark)
3. The sharp end of a ______ can be harmful. (dart)

 
Dinner Time (v2-18)
R-controlled Vowels er, ir and ur
Write new sentences using words in the Word Box.
 
The Corny Fort (v2-19)
R-controlled Vowel or
Write the five words you circled on another sheet of paper. (torch, fort, fork, cork corn) Write five sentences using your five new words. You should have at least six words in each sentence.
 
Put Out the Fire (v2-20)
-ire
On another sheet of paper, write the five words that have the same vowel sound you hear in “fire.” (squire, tire, hire, wire, fire) Use three of your new words to write three sentences.
 
Spare Square (v2-21)
-are

On another sheet of paper, write the word that did not have the same vowel sound as you hear in “square.” (splash) Make a sentence with that word. Write the following sentences, and fill in the missing words.

1. The ____ will have her colt next summer. (mare)
2. I saw a _____ jump in the bushes. (hare)
3. The trees had no leaves so they were ______. (bare)

 
Catchin' Air (v2-22)
-air
On another sheet of paper, write the words that have the same vowel sound as “chair.” Then underline the letters that make the air sound. (air, stairs, pair, fair, hair) Write the two rhyming words that do not have the same vowel sound as “chair.” (smart—chart)
 
Oh, Boy! (v2-23)
Diphthongs oy and oi
Find the rhyming words on this worksheet and write them on another sheet of paper. Hint: There are four pairs of rhyming words. (boy—joy, snore—store, my—try, spare—square)
 
Check It Out! (v2-24)
Diphthongs ou and ow
Write the seven words from the crossword puzzle on another sheet of paper. Make three sentences using at least two of the words from your list in each sentence.
 
At Dawn (v2-25)
Diphthongs au and aw
On another sheet of paper, write the pairs of rhyming words from the Word Box. You will need to drop the d on one word. (cause—pause, dawn—fawn) Make a sentence for each word that does not rhyme with another word in the box. (saw, hawk)
 
All Day (v2-26)
-all and -al
On another sheet of paper, write the three words from the Word Box that rhyme. (all, ball, mall) Then make five more words that rhyme with them. (Ex: call, fall, hall, tall, wall)
 
My Grandpa (v2-27)
Reading Multi-syllable Words
On another sheet of paper, write a short story about where your grandparents live.
 
Get the Swing of It (v2-28)
-ing
Make new words that end in ing on another sheet of paper. (Ex: bring, ding, king, ping, sing, ring, thing)
 
Quick as a Wink (v2-29)
-ink
On another sheet of paper, write six new sentences using the six words that you did not use to answer the riddles.
 
Thank You (v2-30)
-ank
On another sheet of paper, write the words in the Word Box in ABC order, (bank, clank, drank, frankfurters, prank, Thank) Write new sentences using the words in your Word Box.
 
The Band (v2-31)
-ang
On another sheet of paper, write new sentences using the words in your Word Box. Include at least eight words in each of your sentences.
 
Mr. Wong's Song (v2-32)
-ong
On another sheet of paper, write the five words that you colored orange in ABC order. (belong, long, song, strong, tongs) Write sentences using your five new words.
 
The Bell Has Rung (v2-33)
-ung
Write the words in your Word Box in ABC order. (clung, hung, rung, sung, swung)
 
Hodge-Podge Lodge (v2-34)
-dge
On another sheet of paper, write three new sentences using three of the words in your Word Box. Each sentence should have at least eight words.
 
Silly Willy (v2-35)
-y
Write a sentence for each of the seven new words. You need to have at least eight words in each of your sentences. Underline your new words in these sentences.
 
Happy Birthday! (v2-36)
-le
Write three sentences using your new words. Use two of your new words in each sentence and underline your new words.
 
Ned's Red Guitars (v2-37)
More sounds of ea
Write sentences with the three words that have the long a sound. Include at least eight words in each sentence. Then put the three words in ABC order. (break, great, steak)
 
4 Square! (v2-38)
More sounds of ou
Find the sets of words that rhyme, and write them on another sheet of paper. (could—should—would, shoulder—boulder, your—pour—four)
 
Picture Crossword (v2-39)
More sounds of oo
Write your new words on another sheet of paper. (hook, book, hood, cook, wood) Now write the three words that rhyme on the left side of your paper and the two words that rhyme on the right side of the paper. (hook—book—cook; hood—wood)
 
Photo Fun (v2-40)
ph and gh
Write sentences using your new words on another sheet of paper. Underline the new words in each sentence.
 
SHHHHHHHHH! (v2-41)
Silent Consonants
Find the words that have silent consonants, and write them in ABC order on another sheet of paper. (comb, eight, knife, scissors, sign, wrench) Make sentences using the words that do not have silent consonants.
 
Rock ’N Learn is a registered trademark.
© Rock ’N Learn, Inc. All rights reserved.