# -nd Ending Blends

Rating

Ø 3.7 / 7 ratings
The authors
Team Digital
-nd Ending Blends
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.1.2.B

## Basics on the topic-nd Ending Blends

Join Dee and Kala as they learn about one syllable with words with N D blends.

### Transcript-nd Ending Blends

One spring morning, Dee wanders into the kitchen and realizes he has forgotten a very important date, Kala’s birthday! He needs to find a present for her before she wakes up! Luckily he has a project saved just in case. There's just one problem though, he's not sure what all of the words in the instructions are! We can help him by learning about N D ending blends'. You might already know that consonants are letters that aren’t vowels, and you might also know about blends, when you mix things together. But, did you know that you can blend letters? When you blend two consonants together, you hear the sounds that each letter makes. When figuring out blends with the letters N D; always start with the letters N D and the sounds they make. Then, identify or figure out the sound the next letter makes. After that, blend the sound the letters make with the N D sound to figure out the blend! Finally, touch each letter to say the sound it makes, then swipe your finger across the letters and repeat the blend! The letters S, E, N, D make the word ‘send’. Let's take a look at Dee's first word. Remember, first start with the letters N and D and the sounds that they make. The letter N makes the /n/ sound, and the letter D makes the /D/ sound. Next, we need to make the sounds of the first two letters. The first letter is

## -nd Ending Blends exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video -nd Ending Blends.
• ### Which words have the adjacent consonants "nd" in them?

Hints

Remember, adjacent means next to each other. Look for words that have nd next to each other in them.

Send is an example of a word with the adjacent consonants nd in.

Which balloons have words in that also have nd in them?

Three balloons should be highlighted.

Solution

These words have the adjacent consonants nd in them:

• lend
• tend
• bland
• ### Can you sort the words?

Hints

Look for words that have nd next to each other in the word.

There are four words with the adjacent consonants nd in them.

The adjacent consonants nd are often at the end of a word but not always.

Solution

Words with nd in them:

• bond
• under
• hand
• round
Words that don't have nd in them:

• din
• nut
• do
• ### How are these words spelt?

Hints

Listen carefully to the end of each word.

Each of these words contain adjacent consonants.

Listen to this word.

The correct spelling of this word is lend. It has the adjacent consonants nd at the end.

Solution

All of these words end with the adjacent consonants nd. The correct spellings are:

• and
• fond
• kind
• end
• ### Can you find the matching pairs?

Hints

When reading words with the letters nd, always start with the letters nd and the sounds they make.

Next, identify the sound the first letters make then, blend the sounds the letters make with the nd sound.

Finally, touch each letter and say the sound it makes, then swipe your finger across the letters and repeat the blend to read the word.

When you are mending something you are fixing it.

Solution

Here we can see the matching pairs.

• ### How do you spell this word?

Hints

Look carefully at the end of each word for the adjacent consonants nd.

Listen to all of the sounds in the word. There are four sounds in this word.

Solution

The correct spelling is wind.

• ### Can you spell these words?

Hints

All of these words contain the adjacent consonants nd. That means n and d need to be next to each other in each word.

Two of the words have nd at the end.

For the word that matches this picture, there is an a at the end, after the nd.

Solution

The correct spellings are:

• sand
• find
• panda