Teaching Phonics

Soft C Words – Phonics Poster


A FREE PRINTABLE phonics poster which focuses on auditory discrimination for Soft C.


words with soft c

Soft C Sound

soft c words

Soft c Words with Pictures

(a Soft C phonics poster for you to DOWNLOAD and PRINT)

Soft C Word List


How to Download Your Soft c Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the soft c 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 soft c poster on the website and models the onset and rime.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘People do this to music _______ ‘, ‘A very large town can be called a _______’. 
  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 soft c sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the soft c words poster.
  3. Explore the poster together.
  4. Practice decoding the words with the soft c 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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