Decodable phonics passages with comprehension questions give your 2nd grade students the opportunity to practice decoding and reading words in context, enhance their reading comprehension skills, and build their reading fluency all in one place.
This no-prep, ready-to-use resource includes 73 decodable phonics passages with over 100 phonics patterns. It provides your second graders with comprehensive phonics and reading practice for all the patterns you teach. Your students will have targeted phonics practice activities all year long.
Each phonics passage includes:
- An engaging, decodable story for students to highlight words in the target phonics skill.
- Three open response comprehension questions
- Word and sentence writing activities.
- Alphabetical order activity
- Answer keys for each passage
- Two formats: single page and booklet style with 6 skill building activities inside
- Targeted skill displayed in the top-right corner to easily identify the skill for that passage.
Passsages are included for these phonics skills:
- CVC Short vowels
- CVCe Long vowels
- CVCC Word families
- Digraphs Diphthongs
- Double Consonants
- Beginning Blends
- Ending Blends
- Vowel Pairs
- R-controlled vowels
- Vowel sounds of Y
- Hard/Soft C & G
- Silent letters
- Prefixes & suffixes
- Compound words
- Open & closed syllables
- Final stable syllables
When to use decodable phonics passages
Decodable phonics passages and comprehension questions are ideal for use in literacy centers, small group instruction and interventions, homework, and even morning work. Not only do these passages help your students to build phonemic awareness but the comprehension questions support reading skills.
How to use the decodable phonics passages
The passages can be used in two formats: As 2-sided phonics booklets with 6 skill-building activities, or simply copy them one-sided and use the passage & questions page as a stand-alone practice activity.
Please see the preview for more details + number of passages included for each phonics skill.
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