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324 resources with the keyterm vowel sounds

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Long and Short Vowels

For Students K - 1st
What a great way to review short vowel sounds in your classroom. Learners categorize words based on their vowel sounds, and identify short and long vowel sounds. It is a well thought out and motivating exploration of this reading skill.
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Phonics - Vowel Sounds

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
A vowel sound with its letter jumps onto the screen, followed by other letters that then make up a word. Each vowel sound is gone through once and then the entire process repeats. Finally, on the third round, readers are encouraged to...
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Match the Rhymes

For Students Pre-K - K
Which ones rhyme with swing? There are six images and scholars determine which ones rhyme. Two of the words are written out below to incorporate some printing practice as scholars trace the letters to form each single-syllable word....
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The ee and ie Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Put to use the old saying, "When two vowels go a walking, the first one does the talking." Scholars focus on the /ee/ and /ie/ sounds and spelling patterns that create them. First, they label four pictures with the ea and ee spellings,...
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The ai and ar Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
These words sound the same but are spelled differently, giving scholars a chance to practice spelling patterns and rhyming words. First they read that the /ai/ vowel sound can be made with three different spellings. Learners label three...
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Vowel Sounds: I and O

For Students K - 1st
Early readers put their short vowel know how to the test. They read a series of simple cvc words, circle all the words that contain the medial short vowel sound indicated, then write those words in the space provided. Phonics, reading,...
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Vowel Sounds: e

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
"Eh?" That is the short vowel sound the letter e makes when it is used in the middle of a word. Little ones will draw a line between the letter e and objects that make the short e sound. Then they will fill in the missing e in six...
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Vowel Sound: ie

For Students K - 1st
Introduce young learners to the various letter sets that make the /ie/ sound. They assess 12 different words, then sort them based on their medial letter pattern. Letter sets focused on are, ie, i_e, igh, and y. An answer sheet is included.
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Vowel Sounds: A

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Say aaaaa, because today your class will be practicing the short a vowel sound. They complete two activities. First the draw a line from the letter a to the objects that contain the medial /a/ sound. Then, they fill in the missing a to...
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Match the Rhymes

For Students Pre-K - K
Focus on the short u sound in this rhyme worksheet for emergent readers. Learners examine images surrounding a jug, drawing lines to connect it to those that rhyme (bug, rug, mug). Then, they practice their printing by tracing the...
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The oo Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Investigate spelling patterns that make the /oo/ sound in this labeling worksheet. Scholars read a brief introduction explaining the different vowel pairings that make the long /oo/ sound, along with word examples. Then, they write words...
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The oa Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
Explore spelling patterns with this multi-step worksheet featuring the /oa/ sound. Learners read a brief introduction explaining that this sound can be achieved by three different vowel combinations. They complete a different activity as...
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Comparing Poems

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young literary analysts compare two poems by the same author. Readers look for slant rhyme, observe the beat and rhythm of each, and search for repeated vowel sounds. After re-reading, they observe the lack of punctuation and the stanza...
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Find the Rhyme

For Students Pre-K - K
Find the rhyming word. All of these rhyming, single-syllable words have the short i sound, but learners have to determine which ones they are. There are four starting objects each heading a row of three objects. They examine the three,...
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The oo Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
These letter sets all make the /oo/ sound; learners sort single-syllable words into four spelling patterns, writing each. This visual worksheet has all the words inside a moon and the various spelling patterns inside stars. Scholars get...
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The oa, oy, and ow Sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Focus on the vowel sounds /oa/, /oy/, and /ow/ in this spelling patterns worksheet. The sounds are split into three sections, with learners observing how each can be spelled differently in familiar words. They write words beneath...
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Find the Rhyme

For Students Pre-K - K
Which of these objects rhymes? There are four starter pictures here, each heading rows of three objects. Learners determine and circle the row object that rhymes with the first one. Then, they connect two of the CVC words with printing...
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The ai Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
There are multiple vowels that make the /ai/ sound within words; show your learners three of them in this spelling worksheet. They look at some examples, then complete three sets of words by adding in the vowels to make this sound. The...
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The ea and ear sounds

For Students K - 1st Standards
Focus on the /ea/ and /ear/ sounds. Learners complete three sentences by adding the appropriate ea word from a word bank, re-writing each sentence. Then, they read an excerpt from Little Red Riding Hood and find all the words with...
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Vowel Sounds: /air/ and /er/

For Students K - 1st Standards
All the best readers started out the same way. Build the foundational skills needed to recognize vowel sounds like /air/ and /er/. Early readers write a word to label each of nine images. Each image focuses on a different spelling...
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Phonics: Beginning and Ending Sounds

For Students Pre-K - K
What does the word door start with? Little ones will look at each of the eight images, say them, then fill in the initial or final phoneme that is missing. Afterward, they play an independent game where they think of other words that...
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Find the Pictures

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Uncover the hidden pictures. There are two sets of shapes here, and each has a CVC word inside. Beginning readers follow directions by coloring all the shapes with words that rhyme with a given sound (in for the first and ug for the...
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A Story

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
What fun! Beginning readers complete a story by filling in missing letters of CVC words. Each word has an accompanying picture to help youngsters decode meaning. They complete first, medial, and final phonemes for 13 words. Once they are...
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Letter Sound Bingo

For Teachers K - 1st
Matching phonemes to graphemes can be as easy as playing a game of Bingo. Little learners build a strong understanding of medial sounds, vowels, and letter sound correspondence while playing Bingo. Bingo cards and picture cards are...
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Letter Sound correspondence: Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Games make for good learning when coupled with strong adult facilitation. You provide the teaching and this resource provides the fun. Little learners practice building a relationship between letters and their sounds through a fun game....
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Orange Olympics

For Teachers K
Stage an "Orange Olympics" in the gym while completing phonics work on the vowel "o" and learning about the Olympics. This interdisciplinary unit provides practice with the vowel sound for "o" while integrating a social studies unit on...
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Blending Vowels and Sounds

For Teachers K - 2nd
Youngsters participate in a phonetics game that helps them focus on blending, vowel sounds, and segmenting. They perform a word matching game as a group. Then they discover phonemic strategies to enhance their reading and speaking...
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Reading Center: Making Words

For Teachers K - 1st
Words that use the classic consonant, vowel, consonant combination (or CVC words) are the focus of this language arts lesson. Young pupils are shown many examples of these words, such as cub, bet, bit, and sat. As pairs read the book An...
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Long Vowel Sounds - o -

For Students 2nd - 3rd
An interactive worksheet in which learners practice correctly filling in the proper long O sound. The blends oa, ow, and o_e are all used. There are ten words to practice with, then learners get further practice with ten sentences that...
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Food Pyramid

For Teachers 2nd
Here is an engaging cross-curicular lesson plan which incorporates elements of language arts and heatlh. Groups of learners are assigned to one vowel sound. They work together to find pictures of food out of a booklet that have the long...
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Short o

For Students K - 2nd
The activity is a bit of a hodge podge, but why not? Kids will read seven short o words, find the short o word pictured to the left, color the picture, and complete three basic addition problems. The activity feels like something you'd...
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Making words with I, O and U

For Students K - 1st
Here is a worksheet in which young children have to complete the words provided by using the letter i, o, or u. There are eight cartoon drawings that depict each of the words, so figuring out what the word should sound like should be...
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Chocolate Puzzles #1

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a collection of wroksheets that give young readers a chance to practice identifying words that use a long vowel sound. Each of the puzzles, if correctly done, spells out a letter once the shading is complete. While not the...
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Words with the Long /O/ Sound

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
A good worksheet that helps young readers identify and practice their long /o/ sounds. Pupils consider a list of ten words, and must copy down the words that have the long /o/ sound in the empty boxes provided. A good homework assignment!
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Matching Long U Words With Pictures

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this matching long U words with pictures worksheet, students cut out 7 long U word cards and 7 picture cards, then place the matching picture beneath each word.
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Long O Words Matching Game

For Students 1st
In this long O words matching game worksheet, 1st graders cut out cards for 8 long O words and 8 pictures, then match the words with the pictures.
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Finding the Pictures of Long O Words

For Students 1st
In this finding the pictures of long O words activity, 1st graders look at sixteen pictures, circle the pictures of long O words, then color the pictures.
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Finding the Pictures of Long E Words

For Students 1st
In this finding the pictures of long E words worksheet, 1st graders look at 16 pictures and circle the ones that begin with the long E sound, then color the pictures.
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Matching Long A Words and Pictures

For Students 1st
In this matching long A words and pictures worksheet, 1st graders draw a line from the word to the picture for eight words that begin with long A.
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Spelling: R-Controlled Vowels

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Review r-controlled vowels with this activity! Emerging spellers complete rhyming, matching, and sentence complete activities for r-controlled vowel words. Words like door, corn, horse, and store are included. 
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Long E Vowel Team

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Give your class this packet to develop the long e sound, as inteam, feet, and shield. They identify words that contain the sound, complete incomplete words, write sentences with the words, and review each combination. A great practice...
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Words with a Long Sound

For Students K - 1st
Young readers get to color in shapes that have a word with the long a sound inside of it. There are 12 shapes and only six of them should be colored in. Good, basic practice for the young ones.
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Sound Practice 1

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Practice reading and identifying various vowel blends and spelling patterns. Each slide contains a vowel combo sound, and a word containing that sound. Learners will practice vowel blank e, /oi/, /oa/, and /oi/ sounds.
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Blending Buddies: Pronunciation Practice

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pairs or groups of beginning readers choose cards from two stacks: one with consonant blends, the other with word parts. You have made cards from words with either initial or final consonant blends and cut them to separate the blend from...
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Fix It Fun

For Students K - 2nd
Young learners practice spelling and phonics with this quick vowel instructional activity. For each of the seven words provided, they must unscramble the letters and write the full word on the line provided. 
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Listen For Short O

For Students K - 1st
Use this simple worksheet to test your learners on the short /o/ sound. Can they correctly color the pictures that contain the target sound? Consider selecting two of the pictures and asking learners to write the word that belongs with...
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Short A Sentences

For Students K - 2nd
Emergent readers use picture clues to identify the missing word in six fill-in-the-blank sentences. This reinforces the strategy of using the pictures in stories to help define unknown vocabulary. If you have time, consider having...
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Leapin' Lizards

For Students K - 2nd
The lizard needs to leap from rock to rock without getting bitten! Each rock has a word on it, but watch out for snakes! The safe rocks start with the same sound as lizard, and they can be colored purple. Give your learners a fun...
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School-Home Links 32

For Students 1st Standards
Is your child learning the double vowel long e sound? Have your learner point to the picture, say both words the box, and choose which word uses the target vowel sound. 
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Spelling: Long i

For Students 1st - 2nd
The long i sound is illustrated in bite, kite, time, life, line, and mine. Use these vocabulary words to teach the target sound. Learners will say the word, print the word, and create recipes using the target words. 
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Spelling: Long o: o, oa, ow

For Students 1st - 2nd
Are your youngsters learning the long o sound, spelled o, ow, and oa? Use the words sold, woke, coat, soap, below, and owe to illustrate this target sound. First learners will demonstrate their understanding of rhyming words, then...
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Spelling: Long i

For Students 1st - 2nd
Use the words like, nice, time, ride, white, and five to illustrate the long i sound. First learners demonstrate their understanding of rhyme by matching the correct vocabulary word to the picture it rhymes with. For increased practice,...
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Spelling: Long e, ea, ee

For Students 1st - 2nd
Use leaf, meal, team, deep, free, and seen to demonstrate the long e sound, spelled ee and ea. First young spellers will match each vocabulary word to a picture. Then they demonstrate their understanding of rhyme by finding the correct...
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Spelling: Long O

For Students 1st - 2nd
Use the words rode, those, hope, home, joke, and some to teach the long /o/ sound. Learners will match one of these words to one of six pictures shown. Then they complete a short activity to unscramble two words, has and very. Today's...
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Spelling: Long e, ea, ee

For Students 1st - 2nd
Use the words leave, meal, team, deep, free and seen to illustrate the long e vowel sound spelled ea and ee. First young spellers will identify which words use ea and which use ee. Then they complete a short comprehension section. For...
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Spelling: Long e, ee

For Students 1st - 2nd
Are your youngsters learning words with the long e sound spelled e and ee? First they re-write a list of six words that contain this sound, then they write the words any and kind. Using this list of words, learners write and illustrate a...
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Spelling: Long i

For Students 1st - 2nd
Which i sound do you hear in the word bike? That's right; you hear the long i sound! Learners see words that use the target sound, they practice writing them, and they self-correct. A home activity is included for further practice. 
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Blast-Off to Blending

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Practice working with different phonemes in consonants and vowels. Sounds are written on squares that get put on a rocket to "blast off" and meet other sounds. The teacher first models blending, then reads the new words. Young readers...
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Blending Buddies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students put word cards together and use the word parts to create correct words. In this phonics lesson plan, students practice pronouncing consonant blends and vowel sounds, demonstrating an awareness of beginning, middle, and ending...
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Phase 5

For Teachers K - 1st
A colorful presentation on common vowel blends awaits your class. Each of the 25 slides has a two-letter vowel blend in a large circle, accompanied by a smaller circle that has the phonetic sound that the blend makes. Pretty fish and...
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Vowels: The Long and Short of It

For Teachers K - 1st
These nicely-illustrated slides should help young learners associate short vowel sounds with words that use them. For example, the short o slide has pictures of a frog, a rocket, and a comet. The short u slide has pictures of a bus, a...
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Find the Same Word

For Students K Standards
Kindergartners practice their vowel sounds and word recognition with a simple, straightforward instructional activity. They read one word in a row and circle the same word in a group of four. 
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Phonics: Vowel Digraphs ue

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Familiarize your class with the letter combination ue, and distribute this learning exercise. They use a list of six words to match them to their clue. For example, number one says save someone, and the learner must select rescue. They...
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Phonics: Read and Write Words with a Consonant Blend

For Teachers K
Reading often times starts with phonemic awareness and letter sound correspondence. Get little ones blending those letter sounds together to read and write simple words. As the teacher sounds out each word, learners count phonemes, and...
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Spelling: Long i: igh, y, i-e

For Students 1st - 2nd
Young spellers review different i sounds (spelled igh, y, and i-consonant-e). First they categorize six spelling words that use these target sounds, then they complete a four-question comprehension section that uses the vocabulary words....
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Developing Short a Sounds

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine and discuss words with the short /a/ sound. They make a book called Zac the Rat. They talk about punctuation before completing a worksheet on which they circle the short /a/ words. They access a website to practice using...
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Here's an Instant Activity for March 3, 2008

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here are some good spelling activities for 'ou' words. First and second graders complete an oral spelling activity with their teacher and then an Instant Activity worksheet. and spell 'ou' words.
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Find the Misspelled Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young readers are given twenty groups of words and asked to circle the misspelled word. They are encouraged to sound out the words, specifically focusing on vowel sounds.
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Short i Sound Words

For Teachers K - 1st
If you are teaching your young readers about the short vowel sounds, this presentation could be for you! Sixteen simple, 3-letter words appear in this basic PowerPoint. The i's are colored differently than the other two letters in each...
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Phonics Test #15 - Review (A Birthday Mystery)

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this identifying same vowel sounds worksheet, students read an underlined word and three additional words in a line and determine which of the three words has the same vowel sound as the underlined word.  Students write 10 answers.
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2 Letter Vowel Sounds

For Students K - 2nd
In this vowel recognition memory worksheet, students look at 20 pictures and circle the letter or letters from each column that spells out the word seen in the picture correctly. Students write the word in the space below the letters.
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Short E

For Students 1st
In this letter e worksheet, 1st graders will read pictures that have the letter e sound. Students will then trace 5 words and write them on the lines provided before drawing a line from the word to the correct picture it represents.
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Phonics Test #30 - (End of the Year Review)

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recognizing vowel sounds activity, students read the first word on each line, determine its underlined vowel sound, and identify the other word that has the same sound. Students circle 65 words.
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Words Under Construction

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice spelling correctly words with short and long vowel sounds, r-controlled vowels, and consonant blend patterns. Students build words using consonant cards with a vowel pattern or word family cards.
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Short and Long Vowel Sounds

For Students K - 2nd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students place an X through bubbles whose words contain short vowel sounds and circle those with long vowel sounds.
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Long Vowel Sound 'ay'

For Teachers 1st
In this long vowel sound 'ay' worksheet, 1st graders see and say 6 pictures with two 'ay' words under each one. Students then circle the correct word and write it on the line provided.
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On-Level Small Group Phonics Lesson: ea /e/

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners explore /e/. In this phonics lesson, students decode words with "ea" representing the short e sound. Learners read sentences and a short book that includes "ea" word practice.
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Spelling with Vowels

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students practice spelling words with vowels.  In this letter sound and identification lesson plan, students learn all the vowels and their vowel sounds.  Students spell words with vowels and fill in missing letters.
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Short A Puzzle Game

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short A puzzle game worksheet, students match 24 short A words with the pictures on puzzle pieces that the teacher has printed, cut and laminated. 
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Finding Short O Words and Pictures

For Students 1st
In this finding short O words and pictures worksheet, 1st graders cut out 8 short O pictures, paste them on the page and write the three letter word.
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Short U Word Family

For Students 1st
For this short U word family worksheet, 1st graders look at three  pictures, then fill in the initial consonants for four words in the short U family.
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Identifying Pictures With the Short O Sound

For Students 1st
In this identifying pictures with the short o sound worksheet, 1st graders say the word for each short o picture, then color the four pictures.
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Words With 'oo': Read and Draw

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this words with 'oo':  read and draw worksheet, students read six 'oo' words, then draw a picture to go with the word.
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Long Vowel – Letter E

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this vowel sound worksheet, students examine 4 pictures and the words that represent them. Each of the words is missing the letter e needed to make the long e sound.
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Long Vowel Worksheet

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowels worksheet, students respond to 4 questions that require them to fill in the blanks in each of the 4 words listed with the appropriate vowels. Picture clues are provided.
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Scrapbook "A": Spell the Word

For Students K - 1st
In this scrapbook "A":  spell the word worksheet, students match eight short "a" words to the pictures and write the words on the line.
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Short "A" Sound

For Students K - 1st
In this short "a" sound worksheet, students read 7 short "a" words and circle the "a". They then read a sentence and draw a picture and trace over six short "a" words.
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"O" as in Pony

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this "O" as in pony worksheet, students color in the "O" in ten words, say the word and discuss the meaning, then fill in the blanks in 7 sentences.
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Words with Short "I"

For Students 1st
For this words with short "i" worksheet, 1st graders read ten words in the word bank, write them in a chart in alphabetical order and write a sentence for each word.
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"Ar" as in Car Lesson

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this "ar" as in car learning exercise, students write "ar" in the spaces and sound out each word, then trace over the letters and sound out each word.
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"A-e" as in Cake Lesson

For Students 1st
In this "a-e" as in cake worksheet, 1st graders use the 7 letters given to make "a-e" words, then write each word five times to learn to spell it.
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"Ar as in car" Lesson

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this "ar" as in car worksheet, students draw and color a car, then trace over 8 "ar" words, then write the words when the teacher dictates them.
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"A-e" as in Cake Lesson

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this "a-e" as in cake worksheet, students read three sentences with long "a", silent "e" combinations, then draw a picture that expresses the sense of the sentence.
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Wild for Watermelon

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this multiple skills worksheet, students identify long and short vowel sounds in words and sequence the life cycle of a watermelon. Students write 14 answers.  
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Consonants Blended with Long Vowels and Endings

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students practice vowel and phonic sounds. In this grammar instructional activity, students practice rhythm, rhymes, voiced phonic sounds, unvoiced phonic sounds and voiced vowel signs. Students brainstorm words with the cvce patterns.
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New Phonics: Ow as in Sparrow and Now

For Teachers K - 1st
Students complete several activities to learn the sound of 'ow' in words. In this phonics lesson, students read the story 'Will Little Sparrow Fly?' Students discuss the story and write sentences for what they can do now versus two years...
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Long i

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this phonics worksheet, students review words with the long i sound. Students practice their spelling by writing the six words and writing other words that have the long i sound within them.
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Vowels + "r"

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this r-controlled vowels worksheet, students respond to 8 questions that require them to select the words that match each of the pictures. The words all include ar, er, ir, or, and ur.
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Long Vowel a

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sounds instructional activity, students explore the long vowel a. Students choose four words with the long vowel a, write them and draw a picture to represent them.
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Short Vowel I

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowels instructional activity, students recognize the short vowel i. Students become familiar with i as a short vowel by unscrambling six words.
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Long Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this long vowels worksheet, students say the name of six pictures. From five choices, students circle the vowel that is heard and then write the words on the line.
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Long Vowel U: Circle the Pictures

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this long vowel sounds worksheet, students analyze 9 labeled pictures that have the letter U. Students circle each picture that has the sound of long vowel U.
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Long Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity instructional activity, learners respond to 5 questions that require them to identify the vowel sound they hear in words.
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Long Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity worksheet, students respond to 6 questions that require them to select the vowel sound they hear in words.
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Long Vowel O

For Students K - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity worksheet, students respond to 6 questions that require them to match the words to the appropriate pictures and print the words on the lines.
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Long Vowel O, #2

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity instructional activity, students respond to 6 questions that require them to match the words to the appropriate pictures and print the words on the lines.
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Long Vowel U

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity worksheet, students respond to 9 questions that require them to identify the words that have the long u sound.
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Long and Short Vowel E

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this long and short vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 10 pictures and words. Students identify the vowel sounds in each of the words as long e or short e.
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Long Vowels

For Students K - 2nd
In this long vowel sound activity worksheet, students respond to 5 questions that require them to identify the vowel sound they hear in words. Students also identify 5 words that have long vowel sounds.
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Long Vowels 2

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this long vowel sound activity worksheet, students respond to 5 questions that require them to identify the vowel sound they hear in words. Students also identify 5 words that have long vowel sounds.
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Long Vowel or Short Vowel

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long and short vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 16 words and identify their vowel sounds as long o, short o, long u, or short u.
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Long Vowel E

For Students K - 1st
In this vowel sounds instructional activity, learners say the names of 9 labeled pictures that contain vowel E. Students circle each picture that has the sound of long E.
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Long Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowels learning exercise, students circle the vowel sound that is heard in the names of five pictures. Students think of a long vowel word for each and print it on the line.
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Long Vowel E: Coloring

For Students K - 1st
In this long vowel E learning exercise, students name each of 9 labeled pictures. Students color the pictures that have the sound of long E.
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Long Vowel A

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel A worksheet, students read six sentences and circle the long vowel A in each sentence. Students print the words on the lines.
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Short Vowel A

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short vowel a worksheet, students complete a word scramble activity and a matching activity. Students also identify words that have the short a sound.
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Short Vowel E

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short vowel e worksheet, students complete a word scramble activity and a matching activity. Students also identify words that have the short e sound.
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'Oa' Words

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this vowel combinations worksheet, students respond to 13 fill in the blank and short answer questions that require them to identify and use words have the "oa" sound
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Long A Word Search

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this long a word search activity, students locate and circle the 10 long a words listed in the word bank within the word puzzle.
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Phonics: Long e, ea, ee Review

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long e sounds worksheet, students write in the long e sound word for the 8 pictures. Students complete 2 fill in the blank questions for long e words.
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Spelling: Vowel Sound in Ball: aw, ough

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students pick an aw or ough word from the word box to match the 4 pictures and complete the 2 antonym exercises. Students finish the clues with the words finally and really.
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Phonics: Short a, i, u

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short vowel sounds worksheet, students say the word for each picture and write the letters a, i, or u, to finish the 8 words. Students draw a picture for the last 2 words.
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Spelling: Vowel Pattern oo

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel patterns worksheet, students write words from the word box to match the rhymes in the first 6 exercises. Students select words from the box to match the 2 pictures. Students complete the last 2 sentences with the words...
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Phonics: Long A

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this long a sounds worksheet, students select a long a word from the box and write it on the lines to match the picture. Students complete 10 long a sound exercises.
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Missing Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In these vowel activity worksheets, students fill in the missing vowel letters for 78 word. Students then write 10 sentences using the words they formed.
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Ben's Bedroom

For Students K - 2nd
In this phonics and vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 10 CVC words and identify those that have the short A sound.
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A Hip Hopper

For Students K - 2nd
In this phonics and vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 25 CVC words and identify those that have the short A sound.
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Flying High

For Students K - 2nd
In this phonics and vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 14 CVC words and identify those that have the short A sound.
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Double Time

For Students K - 2nd
For this phonics and double consonants worksheet, students examine 5 words and use them to fill in the blanks in 5 sentences.
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Name That Picture

For Students K - 2nd
In this phonics and vowel sounds learning exercise, students examine 16 pictures representative of CVC words and identify how to spell the 16 words correctly.
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Ann and Abe

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long A and short A vowel sounds worksheet, students examine 19 words in a coloring puzzle and color the short A sound words gray and long A sound words blue.
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Maze Madness

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowels sounds worksheet, students examine 6 words in a maze. Students make their way through the maze by following the long vowel and short vowels sounds.
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Ned and Pete

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long E and short E vowel sounds activity, students examine 8 words in a coloring puzzle and color the short E sound words red and long E sound words blue.
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Vowel Sounds -- Short Ee Words

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short Ee vowel sound practice worksheet, students use their problems solving skills to unscramble 20 words that feature the short e sound.
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Vowel Sounds -- Short Oo Words

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short Oo vowel sound word search worksheet, students locate and circle the 20 short Oo words in the word search puzzle.
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Short Oo Practice

For Students K - 2nd
In this short Oo sound review worksheet, students examine 12 pictures and identify those that have the short Oo sound. Students then trace the uppercase and lowercase letters at the bottom of the sheet.
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Short A Vowel Sound

For Students 1st
In this short a sound worksheet, 1st graders say the word for each picture and circle one letter from each column for the beginning, middle, and final sound. Students then write the word in the provided space. Students read a list of...
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Vowel Sounds -- Short Aa Words

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short a word search worksheet, students locate and circle the 20 word that have short a in them in the word search puzzle.
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Vowel Sound -- Short Ee

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short Ee vowel sound word search worksheet, students locate and circle the 20 short Ee words in the word search puzzle.
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Vowel Sounds -- Short Ee Words

For Students K - 2nd
In this letter and number recognition worksheet, students use a secret code box to help them spell 20 short Ee words.
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Short Ee Practice

For Students K - 2nd
In this short Ee sound review instructional activity, students examine 12 pictures and identify those that have the short Ee sound. Students then trace the uppercase and lowercase letters at the bottom of the sheet.
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Short I Sentences

For Students K - 2nd
In this short I review worksheet, students practice the vowel sound as they fill in the blanks in 7 sentences with the appropriate short i words.
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Vowel Sounds -- Short Ii Words

For Students K - 2nd
In this short i word search worksheet, students locate and circle the 20 word that have short I in them in the word search puzzle.
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Machines at Work

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students study each picture and draw a line from the picture to the letter that stands for its vowel sound. Students write the vowel letter in the word fun.
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Vowel Patterns

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this vowel patterns instructional activity, students read the sentences and circle the words that contain the sound of /al,/ /au,/ /ew,/ /ue,/ or /ui/. Students then write the circled words on the lines with the words that share the...
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Vowel Patterns

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel patterns instructional activity, students read the sentences and circle the words that have the sound al, au, or aw. Students then match the underline words with the words that share the same sound and write the words on...
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Syllable Types: OO, EW, U_E

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What does a monkey say? OO OO OO! Learner practice using syllables and the vowel /oo/, ?ew?, and /u/. They complete a series of exercises that help them identify and spell words that use the syllable types of oo and ew and the vowel...
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Mystery Vowel

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowels worksheet, students read 5 illustrated sentences that have the vowels missing from the words. Students fill in the same vowel for all the words in each sentence.
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Listen For Long I

For Students K - 1st
In this vowels worksheet, students examine ten pictures and say the name for each, listening for the vowel sound. Students color each picture that has the long I sound.
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Phonics Practice: Vowel a, au, aw, o

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sound worksheet, students underline the letter or letters that stand for the same vowel sound as in "ball." Students then use the words to complete sentences.
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School-Home Links: Vowel Sounds

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood vowel sounds learning exercise, students name 12 pictured items, listen for the vowel sound, and identify the correct word for each item by circling them.
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School-Home Links: Vowel Sounds 2

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood vowel sounds activity, students name 12 pictured items, listen for the vowel sound, and identify the correct word for each item by circling them.
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Vowel Sounds

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this phonics worksheet on vowel sounds, students fill in a blank in a sentence with a correct word from a word box, then mark the vowel sound they hear in the correct word. Students then draw and write a math problem about the picture...
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Letter Aa Practice

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this printing and vowel practice worksheet, students trace the lowercase and uppercase letter Aa. Students then study the images and write the words with 'a' as the middle vowel. Students then write 'a' into the missing blank to...
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CVC Words: Mixed Vowels 2a

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this CVC patterns worksheet, students add the missing letter or vowel sound to each word. Students then add a vowel to each word, read the word aloud, and draw a picture of it.
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Long I Sound

For Students 1st
In this letter i instructional activity, 1st graders will read pictures that have the letter i sound. Students will then trace 8 words before drawing a line from the word to the correct picture it represents.
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Vowels Game

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this vowel worksheet, students play a game sounding out vowel sounds and blend sounds as they move along the game board. Directions are included for the beginner player and the advanced player.
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UP, UP, UP And Away with the Letter U

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice developing phoneme awareness to identify the letter /u/ in spoken words as well as in its vocal gesture through various exercises. They assess phonemes through a letterbox lesson and the book, "Fuzz and the Buzz," by...
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Introducing Phonemic Awareness Using Oral and Written Instruction

For Teachers 1st
First graders demonstrate their ability to read with fluency, accuracy, and comprehension through phonemic awareness. They use a color-coding system to master the long and short vowel sounds and develop their skills in listening and...
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The Long and Short Of It! - Discriminating Short and Long Vowel Sounds

For Teachers 1st
First graders recognize short and long vowel sounds, sing vowel sound songs, and hunt for particular vowel sounds in various books. They listen to a variety of books that focus on particular vowel sounds.
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Spelling

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Enhance your linguistics lecture with this presentation about spelling and the English alphabet. Noting some violations of the phonemic principle, as well as examining different influences on the modern English language and...
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Short Vowels

For Students 1st
In this short vowel worksheet, 1st graders will focus on reading CVC words. Students will study 6 pictures and choose the correct word from the word box to write on the dotted lines beneath each picture.
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Phonics Test Lesson 5

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recognizing same vowel sounds worksheet, students read the underlined words and determine the words with the same vowel sounds. Students choose 17 multiple choice answers.
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Spelling Words for Plants Can't Jump

For Students 1st
In this spelling words for Plants Can't Jump worksheet, 1st graders write 6 high frequency and 10 spelling words, then fill in the blanks with letters and words, and read sentences over a period of 4 days with parental help.
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Spelling Words From Pictures With Same Vowel Sound

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this spelling words from pictures with same vowel sound worksheet, students look at 6 pictures, write the words, not interactively; pictures can be changed and answers are available online.
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Word Families "ail"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this word families "ail" worksheet, learners write "ail" next to 15 words to complete the word, all of which have a long "a" vowel sound.
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Riddles with "igh" as in Light

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "igh" as in light riddles worksheet, learners solve two riddles for "igh" words, then find three "igh" words in a word search and highlight them.
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"Are" as in Square Lesson

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "are" as in square worksheet, students fill in the blanks with words from another page using words with the "are" as in square sound.
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"Ur" as in Purple

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "ur" as in purple worksheet, students look at the 9 "ur" words given, then fill in six blanks in the sentences below using those words.
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"Ur" as in Purple Turtle

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "ur" as in purple turtle learning exercise, students look at "ur" words, then add "ed" to three "ur" words, and write two sentences with "ur" words. 
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Compound Words with "igh" as in Light

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this compound words worksheet, students look at the 8 words given and write the words next to the word light to make a compund word.
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"Ai" Sound

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "ai" sounds worksheet, learners read the story, "The Mail Train". They make up an ending for it. Then they sound out and read the underlined "ai" words in the story and 16 "ai" words in a chart.
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"Oo" as in Book Lesson

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "oo" as in book learning exercise, students find three words with "oo" as in book and write the words, then read two sentences and underline the words with "oo" as in book sound.
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"Oe" as in Toe Lesson

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this "oe" as in toe learning exercise, students sound out seven "oe" words and discuss the meaning, then answer three yes or no questions, and write two "oe" new words.
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Vocabulary Building For Short "u"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vocabulary building for short "u" activity, students write the words after hearing them, unscramble the words and rewrites misspelled words.
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Vowel Combination: OR

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel combinations worksheet, students trace the 3 'or' letters and the 3 'or' words: fort, horse, and stork. Students read the 2 sentences that contain 'or' words.
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'OO' (Long U) Missing Vowels

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this long u sounds worksheet, students fill in the missing vowels for the 'oo' words. Students spell and read 20 words that contain a long u sound in the 'oo' spelling.
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Y Long E Crossword

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students solve the clues to find the words spelled with y and have a long e sound. Students spell 9 words in the crossword puzzle.
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Vowel Digraphs

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel digraphs worksheet, students identify the vowel sounds in each flower: oo, ow, ay, and ea. Students match the words from the box that have the same vowel sound and write them in the flower.
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Irregular Vowel: "O" (love)

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this phonics worksheet, students are introduced to the irregular vowel sound of "o" as in love. Students are then given a list of words and they are to put brackets around the irregular vowel sound of "o".
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r-Controlled Vowels

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this r-controlled vowel sounds worksheet, students read the sentences and find the letters that stand for the missing r-controlled vowel sound in each word. Students write the letters on the line to complete each words. Students then...
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Vowel Digraphs: Week 13

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel digraphs activity, students read the sentences, circle the words that have the sound ay, ee, and oo. Students then match the underlined words with the matching word that shares the same vowel digraph sound.
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School-Home Links: Vowel Sounds

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students first name the picture and then circle the word that matches. Students say the word aloud and listen for the vowel sound.
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Grade 2 Language Arts Review Quiz

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this language arts review quiz worksheet, students complete 6 questions that review skills in proofreading, rhymes, spelling and comprehension.
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The Sound of "oy" and "oi"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel sounds activity, students learn the sounds of "oi" and "oy." Students circle pictures that show words with this sound and then fill in the missing letters in 10 words.
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4 Square! More Sounds of "ou"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, learners fill in spaces in 4 squares that are divided into spaces with one "ou" word printed in each square. Students say the names of 7 words in a word bank and put them in the square that has the correct...
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Sheriff Schwa- Vowel Sound Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this literacy and grammar worksheet, students review the schwa symbol as it represents the unstressed vowel sound in English words and phrases. They circle the schwa sound in each of 24 words after reading what the cartoon character...
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Book Of Vowels - Long and Short Vowel Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study letters. In this vowel sounds lesson, students distinguish between long and short vowels. They work independently to make a book of the two types of vowels.
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"A" Sounds

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this "a" sounds worksheet, students must read a list of words on another page, cut and glue a "father" picture into their scrapbooks, then read a different worksheet and follow those directions.
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"Ai" as in Train

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this "ai" as in train worksheet, students sound out the words, write the words after hearing them spoken and check their work.
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Stories for R-Controlled Vowels & Diphthongs

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study and practice r-controlled vowel words also known as diphthongs. In this diphthongs lesson, students spell r-controlled vowel words and complete sentences with the words. Students improve their spelling and handwriting skills.
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Short Vowel I

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short vowel sounds worksheet, students read the 4 words in the 3 examples. Students find and circle the short i words in the 4th box and print the circled words on the lines.
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Y Sounds Like (long i and long e)

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students explore the y and its sounds. Students match the picture to the correct word and listen for the y sounding like a long i or a long e. There are five problems in all.
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Short Vowel "I"

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this short vowels worksheet, students identify the picture in each example and bracket the short 'i' sound for the 5 examples.
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Long Vowel 'O'

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowel sounds worksheet, students identify the pictures in each box and bracket the long o sound in each word. Students complete 6 examples.
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Long Vowel O

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long vowel O learning exercise, students unscramble the letters in six words that contain the long O sound. Students write the words on the lines.
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Missing Vowels

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this vowels instructional activity, students determine which vowels are missing in the 10 words. Students write the completed words 2 times each.
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EA Words Word Search

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this word search worksheet, students study the 'ea' words and locate them within the word search. Students locate 11 words within the puzzle.
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Phonics: Long e - e, y

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this long e sounds worksheet, learners underline the words in each sentence that have the long e sound. Students write the words on the 5 lines.
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E Words and Sounds

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this E words worksheet, students say the words that begin with the letter E. Students then circle the pictures that have the e sound from the 8 examples.