Diphthong Worksheets

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Our free, printable diphthong worksheets have copious practice for the young phonic wizards to conjure up yet another phonemic act! Diphthongs are glided vowel sounds made up of two individual sounds within a single syllable. Let this definition keep you guided as you streak ahead and embark on our diphthong worksheets pdf, which contain activities like identifying "oi" and "ow" diphthongs, figuring the diphthong that's part of a picture, and more. Other diphthongs that you'll traverse through include "ou", "oy", and more.

These worksheets are ideal for students in grade 1 and grade 2.

CCSS: RF.1.3.B, RF.2.3

Identifying OI and OW Diphthongs

Juice up your practice with this 1st grade coloring "oi" diphthongs orange and "ow" diphthongs green activity sheet! Watch a bunch of "oi" words like soil and coin salute you as a team of "ow" words like gown and brown urge you to keep going steadily!

Identifying OI and OW Diphthongs

Coloring the Diphthong and Writing the Word

Let grade 1 children build up a repertoire of common diphthong words, so they can decode the vowel combination that forms each word, as in this diphthong worksheet where they circle the diphthong that makes each picture and write the word separately.

Coloring the Diphthong and Writing the Word

Tracing the OA Diphthong Path

If 2nd grade kids stumble upon oa-diphthong words one after another until they fully trace the path from where the frog sits to the point where the lotus pad is located, not only will their answer be all right, but the frog will reach its destination!

Tracing the OA Diphthong Path

Completing Words with OI, OU, and OW Diphthongs

Have you ever wondered what diphthong adorns your "mouth"? Has it occurred to you that when you're sitting on the "couch", you're laying on the "ou" diphthong? For more, answer this pdf by completing the words with oi, ou, and ow diphthongs.

Completing Words with OI, OU, and OW Diphthongs

Completing Sentences Choosing AY Words from the List

Team up with grade 2 children as they master the natural sound change that occurs in words like "birthday" and "play" by completing sentences using correct words containing the "ay" diphthong in this section of our printable diphthong worksheets.

Completing Sentences Choosing AY Words from the List