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# 1.11: Some Consonant Sounds and Spellings: [p], [b], [t], [d], [k], and [g]

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## Some Consonant Sounds and Spellings: [p], [b], [t], [d], [k], and [g]

1. At the beginning and end of pop you can hear the sound [p].

At the beginning and end of bob you can hear the sound [b].

At the beginning and end of toot you can hear the sound [t].

At the beginning and end of dude you can hear the sound [d].

At the beginning and end of kick you can hear the sound [k].

At the beginning and end of gag you can hear the sound [g].

2. Read the following six words. Look and listen carefully. Then fill in the blanks:

popbobtootdudekickgag\begin{align*}\text{pop} && \text{bob} && \text{toot} && \text{dude} && \text{kick} && \text{gag}\end{align*}

3. In bob the sound [b] is spelled with the letter _______.

4. In pop the sound [p] is spelled _______.

5. In toot the letter <t> spells the sound _______.

6. In kick the letter <k> at the front of the word spells the sound _______.

7. In kick the letters <ck> at the end of the word spell the sound _______.

Now try these:

8. The word favor contains two vowel letters: _______ and _______.

9. Join contains two consonant letters: _______ and _______.

10. Write contains three consonant letters: _______, _______, and _______.

11. The word what contains three consonant letters: _______, _______, and _______.

12. Which do we put inside brackets, letters or sounds? _______.

Word Changes

Remember to follow the directions carefully. Each time you make the changes, you should spell a new word to put into the blank at the right:

1. Write the word toot: _________
2. Take away the second vowel and change the second consonant to a <p>\begin{align*}<\text{p}>\end{align*}: _________
3. Change the first consonant in the word to the second consonant in the alphabet: _________
4. Move the <p>\begin{align*}<\text{p}>\end{align*} to the front of the word; change the <o> to an <i>\begin{align*}<\text{i}>\end{align*} and put it between the <p>\begin{align*}<\text{p}>\end{align*} and <c>; add a <k> to the end of the word: _________
5. Change the first consonant in the word to the eleventh letter in the alphabet: _________
6. Change the first <k> to the letter that comes right after it in the alphabet: _________
7. Take away the second consonant in the word and change the <k> to the letter that comes five places after it in the alphabet: _________
8. Change the first consonant in the word to the letter that comes four places after it in the alphabet: _________
9. Change the middle letter in the word to an <o>: _________

Riddle. A father who gets mad a lot might be called a Word #9 Word #2\begin{align*}\frac{}{\text{Word} \ \# 9} \ \frac{}{\text{Word} \ \# 2}\end{align*}.

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