Teaching Phonics

ff words – Phonics Poster


A FREE PRINTABLE phonics poster which focuses on auditory discrimination for the beginning sound ff.


ff words

ff sound Phonics Poster 



(a ff phonics poster for you to DOWNLOAD and PRINT)

ff Word List


How to Download Your ff Words Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the ff sound poster to your Cart using the ‘Add to Cart’ Button. NB You can only get the resources 2 at a time. #longstory
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  5. Press ‘Place Order’ and then scroll down to ‘Order Details’ and click on your resource there. It will open ready to save, print, cut out and laminate.

One Way to Use this Poster:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the ff poster on the website and models the onset and rime.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘I love my morning _______ ‘, ‘I love _______ kittens’. 
  4. Students guess the word and spell it to their partner. 

Another Possible to Use this Poster:

  1. Complete a running record or a student.
  2. If the ff sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the ff words poster.
  3. Explore the poster together.
  4. Practice decoding the words with the ff sound.
  5. Place the poster in a loose leaf folder to create a book or personal sounds the student needs to work on. 

Yet Another Way You Might Like to Use this Poster

  • Recorded reading – students record themselves reading the word lists (phone, tablet, PC) and listen to themselves reading the words back. Ask them to identify words they need to practice and what they perceive to be the problem. How will we fix that problem?

Where to Next?

How about some FREE Capital Letters Posters Poster or a CVC Phonics Game

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