initial b

 

right arrow  Read from left to right and go down the list:

ban

bank
bat
base

bet

best beast breast

boo

book break broke

bend

bent
blend
blank

broom

boom
bean
brain

baby

body
breaking
brainy

beauty

bungle
beagle
bloody

Bob

Bill
Bina
Bertha
Teachers: Print out these words and practice with your students.

Now you try it!

 

middle b

 

rabbit

habit
hobit
stable

label

fable
table
sable

pebble

cobble
wobble
bobble

babble

rabble
ribbon
nibble

nimble

thimble
cymbal
symbol

trouble

bubble
rubble
rubber

blubber

bumbler
number
lumber

slumber

crumble
tumble
Hubble
Teachers: Print out these words and practice with your students.

final b

 

cob

rob
slob
mob

grab

slab
tab
stab

web

Deb
dub
stub

rub

nub
flub
blub

blurb

curb
verb
Herb

bib

sib
jib
jab
Teachers: Print out these words and practice with your students.

final b + word endings

stabbed

grabbed
jabbed
dabbed

lobbed

mobbed
curbed
blurbed

disturbed

rubbed
stubbed
snubbed

grabs

tabs
cabs
labs

Babs

nabs
tabs
Bob’s

robs

jobs
Hobbes
Jobs

Next: Contrast the “b” sound with the “p” sound.

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