Review of how to form “sp”: The sounds “s” and “p” make up this consonant blend. Begin by smiling and placing the front of your tongue close to the roof of your mouth for “s” and ending with your lips together and forcing the air out in a little explosion for “p”.
Practice the following words.
Practice the following sentences.
I have a spot on my blouse.
Could you get me a spoon?
The spool of thread is on the floor.
Don’t spit out your food.
John gave a speech.
I would like to speak with you.
The boys can spin in circles.
Anne wears spikes in their hair.
We hope to visit Spain someday.
A sparrow landed on that branch.
Practice the following paragraph. John’s speech was only supposed to last ten minutes. He was asked to speak about his trip to Spain, but somehow managed to discuss a wide variety of topics. Because John rambles when he speaks, he told his classmates about his random thoughts. He spoke about some sparrows he saw in his yard. He discussed how to spin a quarter. While he was at it, he talked about a girl he saw with spikes in her hair. By the end of John’s speech, I thought the students in the class were going to hit the roof.