Teaching Phonics

kn Words – Phonics Poster


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


kn Words

Phonics Poster – kn sound

kn words

Phonics Poster – kn words

Ideal for Learning Difficulties Students & Early Reading Lessons.  

(a kn words phonics poster for you to download and print)

Words starting with kn List


How to Download Your kn Phonics Poster:

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One Way to Use this Poster:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the kn poster on the website and model decoding the words.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘(point to your knuckle)_______ ‘, ‘(point to your knee)’. 
  4. Students discuss the ‘tricky’ parts of remembering how to spell these words.
Another Possible to Use this Poster:
  1. Complete a running record or a student.
  2. If the kn sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the kn words poster.
  3. Explore the poster together.
  4. Practice decoding the words.
  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 a Phonics Flip Book or a CVC Phonics Game

or a words with au in them Poster?

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