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Blend Finishing School
Choose Ending Consonant Blends

Prerequisite Skill

None Assigned

Materials and Preparation

  • Guided Practice Worksheet 

  • Independent Practice Worksheet

Learning Objectives

Students will demonstrate the ability to choose and identify ending consonant blends in words.

Introduction (5 minutes)

Question: Listen to the word I read aloud. Which sound does it end with? Show a word card illustrating a hand. Say the word 'hand.'

Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling (10 minutes)

Key Idea: Consonant blends occur when two consonants blend together, forming a unique sound. Some blends, like 'ock,' 'mp,' 'st,' and 'nk,' can conclude words. Examples: camp, slide, grape Solution: The word is 'hand.' It ends with the consonant blend 'nd.'

Guided Practice (5 minutes)

Distribute Guided Practice Worksheet: Choose Ending Consonant Blends. Students circle the correct ending consonant blends. Practice in pairs or groups.

Independent Practice (10 minutes)

Distribute Independent Practice Worksheet: Choose Ending Consonant Blends. Students match words to pictures, reinforcing their understanding of ending consonant blends.



Provide additional support through targeted group assistance.


Extend learning with creative writing tasks that incorporate ending consonant blends.

Assessment (5 minutes)

Evaluate based on participation, completion of worksheets, and exit ticket responses.

Review and closing (5 minutes)

Summarize the importance of recognizing and choosing ending consonant blends in words.


Address confusion about identifying ending consonant blends.

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