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Letter R: Phonics and Phonemic Awareness

This page contains phonics worksheets and printables for teaching students about the letter r and the /r/ sound.

Letter R - Phonics Worksheets


This 8-page mini books has repeating patterns and lots of simple r words. 
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Common Core
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Color the pictures that begin with the /r/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Write the correct /r/ word for each picture.  Includes a word list.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Write the words that contain the /r/ sound.  Includes word list.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color the words that contain the /r/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Trace and say the words that start with /r/ and color the pictures.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Circle R and r in the letter box.  Then, practice writing letters R, r.  Think up a word that starts with R and draw an illustration.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Brainstorm a list of words with the /r/ sound, like run and rust.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Look for words that start with /r/ in this fun scene.  Do you see the reindeer?  The rhino?  The rooster?  The rainbow?


Cut the letters and arrange themĀ  on the page to make the words roof and rose.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut the letters and arrange them to make the words rat and ring.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Wheel

Spin the wheel to make words that start with R, including ran, red, rob, run, roll, rag, and rat.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Card Games & Sorts

Match the words and pictures that begin with the /r/ sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Sort the pictures into two groups: Words begin with letter r, and words that don't begin with an r.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Sort the pictures and words into three groups - words that start with /r/, words that have /r/ in the middle, and words that end with /r/
Kindergarten and 1st Grade


This headband features letter R r which needs to be colored in before assembling.
Pre-K through 1st Grade

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