Read these short (i) words in each of the columns. If you need to decode (sound out) these words, remember to “slide” the beginning sound into the vowel sound, then “hook on” the ending sound.

 

dip blip bit chit dim brim
hip clip fit flit him grim
lip drip hit grit Kim prim
nip flip it quit rim shim
rip grip kit skit Tim skim
sip quip lit slit   slim
tip ship nit spit   swim
zip skip pit split   trim
  slip sit     whim
  snip wit      
  strip zit   bib crib
  trip     fib glib
  whip     jib squib
        rib  
           
bid grid big brig din chin
did quid dig prig fin grin
hid skid fig sprig in shin
kid slid gig swig kin skin
lid squid jig trig pin spin
mid   pig twig sin thin
rid   rig Whig tin twin
Sid   wig   win  

 

his quiz   hiss   fix
is whiz   kiss   mix
      miss   six
sis this        
           
Dick brick ding bring fink blink
hick chick king cling ink brink
kick click ping fling link chink
lick crick ring sling mink clink
nick flick sing spring pink drink
pick quick wing sting rink shrink
rick slick   string sink slink
sick stick   swing wink stink
tick thick   thing   think
wick trick        
    gilt quilt dint flint
imp blimp hilt spilt hint glint
limp chimp kilt stilt lint print
wimp crimp lilt   mint splint
  primp silt     sprint
  shrimp tilt     squint
  skimp wilt     stint
           
gift drift disk brisk fist grist
lift grift risk frisk list twist
rift shift   whisk mist  
sift shrift        
  swift dish squish bilk  
  thrift fish swish milk  
    wish   silk  

 

ditch glitch midge bridge finch clinch
hitch snitch ridge fridge inch flinch
Mitch stitch   smidge pinch grinch
pitch switch     winch  
witch twitch pith smith    
    with      

 

 

 

admit dismiss lavish rabbit
ambit famish limit rabid
avid finish limpid radish
axis flagship lipid rapid
backlit frigid lipstick rigid
backspin gambit liquid sandpit
bandit gaslit livid satin
Baptist gravid matchstick shindig
bigwig habit matin skinflint
blacklist hamstring maxim slapstick
cabin handspring misfit timid
candid hatpin misprint transit
catfish impish napkin valid
catnip imprint nitpick vapid
chitlin insist nitwit victim
digit kidskin picnic visit
diminish kingpin pigskin vivid
dimwit kingship pinprick wingtip
dipstick kinship pippin within