Phonics Worksheets (Advanced)

These phonics worksheets can be used with students in grades 2 through 4. For a complete list of our elementary phonics worksheets, please visit our full phonics page.

Long and Short Vowels
Color the boxes to show the vowel sound in each word.
1st Grade
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Look for the word in each sentence that has a long vowel sound.  Tell what sound the word has.
1st Grade
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Use the chart to help you figure out which vowel sound is in each word.
1st Grade
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The vowel sounds on the left matches up with the words on the right.
1st Grade
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Sort the words into two groups: long vowel sounds and short vowel sounds.
1st Grade
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An extra letter has been added to these short vowel words.  Students must figure out the mystery words by removing one letter.  (example:  meop = mop)
1st Grade
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An extra letter has been added to these long vowel words.  Students must take away one letter to figure out what the mystery word is. (example:  traien = train)
1st Grade
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Vowel Diphthongs & Vowel Blends
Fill in the missing letters to complete the sentences.
1st Grade
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Use an "oo" or "ue" word form the box to complete each sentence.
1st Grade
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Look at the pictures and tell whether the word is has an "oy" or an "oi".
1st Grade
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Read the sentences and determine if the word is spelled with "oi" or "oy."
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Consonant Blends
Cut the beginning consonant blend and paste it to the beginning of each word.  Blends include: bl, br, fl, dr, fl, pl, and gr.
1st Grade
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Choose the correct blend for each picture.  Choose between tr and br.
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Choose the consonant blend that goes with each picture.  Choose between fl and fr.
1st Grade
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Fill in the letters "gh" or "ph" to complete each word.
1st Grade
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Hard-C and Soft-C, Hard-G and Soft-G
Determine whether each word has a soft-g, hard-g, soft-c, or hard-c sound.
Kindergarten Grade
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Look at the words in the word box and categorize them into two groups: hard c and soft c.
Kindergarten Grade
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Tell whether the words in the word box have a hard g or a soft g.
Kindergarten Grade
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Sh and Ch
Color the words the begin and end with the /sh/ sound.
1st Grade
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Color the word in each set the begins and ends with the /ch/ sound.
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Copy and read the words with the /sh/ sound.
1st Grade
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Copy and read the /ch/ words.
1st Grade
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Write /sh/ or /ch/ on each of the lines to complete the words in the sentences.
1st Grade
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Answer each of the riddle with a /ch/ or /sh/ word.
1st Grade
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List six words that begin with ch, end with ch, begin with sh, and end with sh.
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Use the clues to figure out the /sh/ and /ch/ words.
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Word Endings
Cut out the word endings and glue them next to the correct word beginnings.
1st Grade
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Contractions
Cut apart the words and glue them in the correct boxes to make contractions.
1.L.1st Grade
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Find the contraction in each sentence and tell what words it stands for.
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More Phonics Skills
Using the list of words with ar, er, ir, or, and ur sounds, choose the word that best completes each sentence.
1st Grade
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Add an -s or -es to each word to make it plural.
Kindergarten Grade
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Unscramble, alphabetize, and write the words in sentences.  Includes words with "le", such as little, table, people, and turtle.
1st Grade
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Add a prefix to each base word to form a new word.  Choose from dis-, mis-, and re-
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See Also:
Basic Phonics: Vowels

Plenty more phonics worksheets to check out, including r-controlled vowel worksheets.

Dolch Sight Words

Plenty more phonics worksheets to check out, including r-controlled vowel worksheets.

Phonics Word Wheels

Printable manipulative phonics word wheel activities.  Print, cut, attach with a fastener, and spin the wheels to make words and learn phonics. 

Contraction Worksheets

A collection of printable games and worksheets for teaching contractions.