2nd Grade Reading : Phonics

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 2nd Grade Reading

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Phonics

Select the word that rhymes with map

Possible Answers:

mat

tap

grape

fat

Correct answer:

tap

Explanation:

Rhyming words have the same ending sound. To answer this question correctly, say "map" out-loud. Notice that you hear a short "a" sound and then a "p" sound. 

Let's say the answer choices out-loud now. Did you hear one with a short "a" sound followed by a "p" sound? You should have heard those sounds when you said "tap". 

Example Question #2 : Phonics

Select the word that rhymes with cake

Possible Answers:

tack

cape

make

cat

Correct answer:

make

Explanation:

Rhyming words have the same ending sound. To answer this question correctly, say "cake" out-loud. Notice that you hear a long "a" sound and then a "k" sound. 

Let's say the answer choices out-loud now. Did you hear one with a long "a" sound followed by a "k" sound? You should have heard those sounds when you said "make". 

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