If students are having trouble blending the sounds in 3 letter words, try oral blending first.
Say, “Listen to the sounds closely. What’s the word?”
The students can use the images for assistance.
mat, man, bat, gas, egg, bag
rat, ten, red, log, hat, hen
fan, dog, pen, can, bed, hat
net, kid, jam, log, mop, map
run, box, gum, pig, bug, yak
lock, kick, duck, dock, rocks, socks