Teaching Phonics

squ Words – Phonics Posters


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


squ Words

squ Sound Phonics Poster 

squ words

squ words – Phonics Poster


How to Download Your squ Words Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the squ words 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:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the squ words poster on the website and models the onset and rime.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘I am thinking of a shape with 4 sides _______ ‘, ‘Sometimes I have to _______ the bottle really hard to get the sauce out ‘. 
  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 squ sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the squ 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 some Phonics Flip Books or a CVC Phonics Game

or maybe some Play Dough Mats