Nancy Childress
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Lower Primary
AHL, AHL 1-2, AHL Literacy
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