This year, I teach skills such as phonics. That’s the stuff that makes your brain understand the code involved in reading letter sounds and words.
The word “stock” has a consonant blend: st, which retains two sounds in the word. It ends with a digraph: ck, which consists of two consonants that combine to make one sound.
Sweet 7-yr-old raises her hand.
“Like when you stalk someone!”
Welcome to second grade.