Digraph Sh Ship
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Level: kindergarten and first grade after the basic alphabet sounds have been mastered.
Transportation > Water Transport > Ship
A ship is a large vessel or watercraft built to carry people or goods long distances through deep water.
La Niña, La Pinta and Santa Maria: The ships that Christopher Columbus and crew sailed in their first expedition in 1492.
The Mayflower: that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.
Activity > Columbus Day or The Mayflower ship printable craft
Consonant Sh Digraph Presentation:
Present digraph Sh ship six-piece online jigsaw puzzle to practice problem solving and view digraph Sh in upper and lower case. Adjust number or pieces using the change cut button on the left.
Present and display your option of digraph Sh printable materials listed in the materials column.
Explain that when letter 'S' and 'h' "tag along together" they make the Sh sound. Invite children to make the sound.
First presentation for advanced Kindergarten:
* Print this digraph Sh coloring page in D'Nealian or Standard block and ship coloring pages (links in the materials column) behind it or on a separate page if using paints to decorate later. Discuss other digraph Sh words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace digraphs Sh in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the letter. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring page.
* Children can color and trace the digraph Sh's. After completing the letter coloring, encourage children to color the ship image.
Consonant Sh Worksheet and Mini Book features four Sh words: shark, sheep, shepherd, shoes. These materials can be used to reinforce learning this digraph. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet and mini-book.
Find the Sh sound: Have the children find all the Sh's in upper and lower case on the worksheet and encourage them to circle or trace/shade them first.
Finger and Pencil Tracing: Trace the Sh's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the digraph. Invite children to do the same on their coloring page or handwriting practice worksheet. Encourage children to trace the dotted letters, and demonstrate the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the letter correctly. Count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the number order aids them in the writing process.
Discuss other letter Sh words and images. Display other Sh coloring pages or even make a
classroom book. Visit Letter
Sh Printable Materials and coloring
pages to make your choice.