Teaching Phonics

sn Words – Phonics Poster


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


sn Words

Phonics Poster – sn sound

sn words

Phonics Poster – sn words with Pictures

Ideal for Learning Difficulties Students & Early Reading Lessons.  

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

Words starting with sn List


How to Download Your sn Phonics Poster:

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One Way to Use this Poster:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the sn poster on the website and models the onset and rime.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘A little sleep _______ ‘, ‘A noise some people make while sleeping _______’. 
  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 sn sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the sn words poster.
  3. Explore the poster together.
  4. Practice the onset & rime.
  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

Quote about Reading – ‘Reading is to the Mind as Exercise to the Body’