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The Letter Z

The-Letter-ZThe letter Z makes the sound heard in the words zero and lazy. This consonant sound ranks in the rare category along with its counterparts: qu, x and y. The letter Z can also sound like the letter S, e.g., Hazel and pretzel. In addition, the letter Z can sound like the letter t. This typically occurs when there are two Z’s, e.g., pizza. On a few rare occasions, the letter Z sounds like /zh/, e.g., seizure.

Letter Z Worksheets

Letter-Z-Worksheet-1 We created worksheets to help your child practice forming the letter z correctly. Ideally, letters should be formed from top to bottom and left to right with a continuous stroke when possible. The upper- and lowercase Z are formed the say way – across, slant left and across again.

Letter Z Worksheet 1
We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter Z.

Letter Z Worksheet 2
We offer a free printable worksheet that focuses on the uppercase letter z. We encourage a child to say, trace and write the uppercase letter Z.

Letter Z Worksheet 3
We offer a free printable worksheet that focuses on the lowercase letter z. We encourage a child to say, trace and write the lowercase letter Z.

Letter Z Worksheet 4
We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter Z. It also includes a picture of a train containing a few zoo animals.

Letter Z Worksheet 5
We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter Z.

Letter Z Worksheet 6
We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter Z. This worksheet also includes a fun matching game.

Letter Z Worksheet 7
We offer a free printable worksheet that encourages a child to say, trace and write the upper- and lowercase letter Z. We also offer an entertaining zoo picture for a child to color.

Words with the letter Z

The table below contains a list of letter z words that make the /z/ sound. We also indicate the location of the /z/ sound – beginning (initial), middle (medial) or ending (final).

Letter Z Words
Sound
breezefinal sound
buzzfinal sound
citizenmedial sound
crazymedial sound
dozenmedial sound
fizzfinal sound
freezefinal sound
frozenmedial sound
fuzzfinal sound
grazingmedial sound
hazymedial sound
jazzfinal sound
lazymedial sound
magazinemedial sound
mazefinal sound
organizefinal sound
prizefinal sound
puzzlemedial sound
quizfinal sound
realizefinal sound
seizefinal sound
sizefinal sound
whizfinal sound
zapinitial sound
zealinitial sound
zeppelininitial sound
zeroinitial sound
zestinitial sound
zigzaginitial sound
zillioninitial sound
zincinitial sound
zipinitial sound
zipperinitial sound
zodiacinitial sound
zoneinitial sound
zoneinitial sound
zooinitial sound
zooinitial sound
zoominitial sound

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