Word selection based on early acquisition and functional use

Initial j

CV – jar, jaw, joy

CVC– jam, jeep, jeans, jet, job, juice, joke, germ, jog,

More 1 syllable – just, jump,

2 syllables – jungle, giant, jelly, juggle, genie, giraffe, jacket, jewel, gentle, ginger, jaguar, jellyfish, jumper, jellybean


Medial j

veges, soldier, cages, magic, pigeon, hedgehog, Vegemite, pyjamas, angel, gingerbread, engine, pages


Final j

VC – edge, age

CVC – badge, hedge, judge, cage, page, stage, bridge, huge, fudge, fridge

2 syllables – orange, sausage, cabbage, package, bandage, village, postage, storage, message, garage