2.5 3 letter blends Closed syllables These vowels do not say their name. They are called short vowels. Closed syllable exceptions These vowels say their name and are called long vowels. Digraph or blend? A digraph contains 2 consonants yet it makes only one sound. A blend contains 2 or more consonants that each make their own sound. This word has 2 consonants together. They each make their own sound and get their own tap. This is a 2 letter blend. This word has 3 consonants together. They each make their own sound and get their own tap. s t r is a 3 letter blend Can you find the 3 letter blends?