Sh worksheet & mini-book
Here are printable materials and some
suggestions to present consonant digraph Sh with the topic of shoes.
Level: kindergarten and first grade after the basic alphabet sounds
have been mastered.
Shoes theme lesson plan activities:
1. Nursery rhyme: There
was an old woman who lived in a shoe
This nursery rhyme lesson plan incorporates various activities with
shoes: why do we wear shoes?, match the shoe to activity
counting, sorting shoes and more.
2. Fairy Tales: The
Shoemaker and the Elves
Consonant Sh Digraph Presentation:
Explain that when letter 'S' and 'h' "tag along together" they make the
Invite children to make the sound.
Find the Sh sound: Have the children find all the Sh's in upper and lower case on the
worksheet and encourage them to circle
or trace/shade them first. Visit each child to make sure they
have identified the digraph Sh's and then discuss the locations with the poster.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace the Sh's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the
digraph. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring
page or handwriting practice worksheet.
Encourage the children to trace the dotted letters, and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the
letter correctly. During the demonstration, you may want to
count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number
order aids them in the writing process,
Sh Worksheet and Mini Book features four Sh words: shark,
sheep, shepherd, shoes. These printable activities can be used as part of program of activities to reinforce
learning this digraph. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
Discuss other letter Sh words and images found in the worksheet. Display other Sh coloring pages or even make a
classroom book. Visit Letter
Sh Printable Activities and coloring
pages to make your choice.
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and drawing
and writing paper encourage children to draw a shark and practice writing Sh or sh words.
Consonant Digraph Sh Coloring page
Sh Digraph Worksheet
D'Nealian & Standard block
Drawing & Writing Paper
shoe on pillow