Word selection based on early acquisition and functional use

Initial z

CV – zoo, zee

CVC– zoo, zip, zed, zoom, zap

2 syllables – zigzag, zucchini, xylophone, zero, zebra, zombie


Medial z

pizza, cheesy, easy, wizard, lizard, present, music, puzzle, noisy, freezer, busy, raisin, noisy


Final z

VC – ooze, eyes, ears,

CVC – nose, rose, peas, hose, bees, knees, keys, cheese, 

please, prize, freeze, sneeze, quiz, undies, stairs