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Now here is a great set of activities that will make learning about long vowel sounds a snap. The activities cover two days and include vowel identification, reading, and several great games. Kids will hunt for long vowel words, play long vowel hopscotch, and long vowel concentration.
Young scholars explore language arts by participating in a class word identification game. In this phonics activity, students read several words in class and identify the different sounds between short and long vowel words. Young scholars complete a flash card game against their classmates in which they pronounce the most words correctly.
What are the differences between short and long vowel sounds? The class participates in a teacher ledlesson in which they add letters to words as they evolve from a three letter, short vowel word to a longer long vowel word. They complete a worksheet, participate in word sorts, and share their results with the group.
Eighth graders participate in a direct phonics instruction instructional activity on coding and reading long vowel sounds. They discuss the long vowel sounds before working on a spelling instructional activity in which they divide, code, and read the word. Finally, they complete story mapping of the story Cinderella, and vocabulary work in direct instruction.
Here are two great worksheets that cover totally different topics. The first requires learners to find, match, and write words from the word bank under the correct long vowel spelling patter. The second has them practice identifying prismatic shapes by writing the name and coloring each one as indicated in the key.