The letter L is a dependable letter. It usually makes the "lll" sound as in let. This is especially the case when the letter L is not partnered with another consonant
However, it is sometimes silent when followed by a consonant in the same syllable (as in should or walk). This isn't always the case... It isn't silent, for example, in words like milk and told
This sometimes silent, sometimes not rule, makes the letter l tougher to teach than the extremely reliable letters (M, R and V). In the beginning, stick to the typical "l" sound and later move to the exceptions to the rule.
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
Words that Begin with the Letter L:
Words that End with the Letter L:
Letter L Word Bank:
words that begin with the letter l
words that end with the letter l
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.