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The Letter J is a generally reliable letter. It usually makes the "juh" sound as in jam.
The letters "dg" sometimes make the /j/ sound as well (as in edge) which makes it difficult for children to spell such words. Teaching "edge" as a Word Family (edge, hedge, ledge, etc) can help.
The Letter J also makes the /y/ sound in words such as hallelujah
The activities are organized from easiest to most difficult. Feel free
to go only part way through the activities depending on the comfort level of the
There are no words in the English language that end with the letter J. Words that end with the 'juh' sound are spelled 'dge' -- for example, ledge and badge.
Although the activities are geared more to the preschool age group, adding one or two less challenging activities when learning the letters can be a welcome break for the kids and can be given as a bonus activity for those who finish their work early.