Teaching Phonics

sw words – Phonics Poster


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


 Words that start with sw 

sw Words Phonics Poster 

sw consonant blend

sw Consonant Blend Poster with Pictures

This sw words for kids poster is a great addition to any reading lesson.
It is i
deal for sw sound practice or as a 
student reference at a writing station.

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

sw words list


How to Download Your Words that start in sw Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the sw 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 sw sound Poster:

  1. Students sit in pairs.
  2. Teacher introduces the sw poster on the website and models decoding the words.
  3. Teacher models giving clues for the students to guess e.g. ‘Another word for sweeping _______ ‘, ‘A warm piece of clothing _______ ‘. 
  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 sw sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the sw 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 Electronic Boggle Game or a FREE Sight Word Game

or some Bossy r Posters or maybe a Collection of Reading Games