Teaching Phonics

sp words – Phonics Poster


sp Words Phonics Poster – A FREE PRINTABLE phonics resource which focuses on phonemic awareness, auditory discrimination and decoding.


sp words Phonics Poster 

Words Ending in the sp sound

sp words

sp words with pictures

This sp words for kids poster is a great addition to any reading lesson. It is ideal for r sound practice or as a student reference in a writing station.

(an sp phonics poster for you to download and print)

sp words list


How to Download Your Words that end with sp Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the sp sound poster to your Cart using the ‘Add to Cart’ Button. NB You can only get the resources 2 at a time. #longstory
  2. Press the very small ‘View Cart’ Button at the very top right of this page.
  3. Press the ‘Proceed to Checkout’ Button
  4. Add your email address to prove you are human 
  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  sp sound Poster:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the sp poster on the website and models decoding the words.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘When this insect stings you it really hurts _______ ‘, ‘To hold really tight _______ ‘. 
  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 sp sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the sp words poster.
  3. Explore the vocabulary of 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 an Online Boggle Game or a FREE Sight Word Game