Teaching Phonics

ai Words – Phonics Poster


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


ai Words

Words With ai in them Phonics Poster 

ai words

ai words – Phonics Poster


How to Download Your ai Words Phonics Poster:

  1. Add the ai 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. Introduce the ai poster on the website and model decoding.
  3. Teacher mimes clues for the students to guess e.g. (double over) and say ‘I am in so much _______ ‘, (mime painting) and say ‘I like to _______ on the weekends’. 
  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 ai sound appears to be a sound the student needs knowledge on, go to and find & print the ai 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 Consonant Digraph puzzles or a CVC Phonics Game