Nancy Childress
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Lower Primary
  • AHL
  • AHL 1-2
  • AHL Literacy
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, Video

    Education Standards

    Consonant Blends (S-blends)

    Consonant Blends  (S-blends)


    This lesson is for grades 1-2 on literacy. At Home Learning Lessons are a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, PBS North Carolina, and the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

    Each lesson contains a video instructional lesson, a PDF lesson plan with a transcript, and a PDF file of extension activities.

    Lesson Overview

    This lesson plan, Consonant Blends  (S-blends), is a video based lesson for grades 1-2. Attached to this lesson is the YouTube video link to the video lesson and PDF files of the lesson plan and extension activities.

    Learning Goals:

    • Identify the sounds in consonant blends that begin with s (sk, sp, st) 
    • Determine which s-blend a word begins with 
    • Spell and read one-syllable words beginning with s-blends