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Glued Sounds

What are glued sounds? Glued sounds are made up of multiple letters that are hard to separate for reading and spelling, such as ‘am’, ‘am’, ‘all’, ‘ang’, ‘ing’, ‘ong’, ‘ung’, ‘ank’, ‘ink’, ‘onk’, and ‘unk’. We teach them as a unit.

New to glued sounds? Start with our step-by-step skill explainer.

Looking for teaching materials? Explore all our glued sounds resources below.

A teacher pointing to words on her smartboard to teach students about glued sounds

All Glued Vowel Sounds Content

Reading Universe is made possible by generous support from Jim & Donna Barksdale, the AFT, the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and three anonymous donors.

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