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Item description

This decodable book and worksheets will give your students plenty of practice reading consonant blends! The reader tells the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff while building fluency, phonics, and comprehension skills. It includes companion phonics activities that you can use for independent practice or literacy centers.


The book primarily focuses on R blends, but also contains other common consonant pairs. There are worksheets for R blends, S blends, and mixed blends.


This resource includes:

  • 20-page decodable reader

  • Pictures to glue into the reader

  • 3 consonant blends worksheets

  • 8 word/picture cards

  • Answer keys



To complete the book, students will:

  • Read a list a sight words found in the story, checking off the ones they know

  • Read the target blends (br, cr, dr, fr, gr, tr)

  • Read the story

  • Highlight words in the story with the target phonics patterns

  • Add pictures to the story that support the text (cut and glue)

  • Re-read the story to build fluency

  • Answer comprehension questions about the story

  • Record the words they highlighted, sorting by phonics pattern


Skills include:

  • reading words with consonant blends in context and isolation

  • identifying setting

  • sequencing story events

  • using context clues to understand unfamiliar words

  • identifying cause and effect



Each card includes a picture and a word from the story that contains an R blend. The word has elkonin boxes in place of the blend. Students say the word and determine what letters are missing. These cards can be laminated and used with dry erase markers.



  • Worksheet 1 – Students read and sort words with initial R blends

  • Worksheet 2 – Students read and sort words with initial S blend

  • Worksheet 3 – Student read words with a variety of consonant blends. They also complete a phoneme substitution activity in which they read a word with a blend and then change the blend to create a new word.