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Phonetic masters identify and recognize short vowel sounds by reading and listening to a story that highlights select words. They use picture clues to aid comprehension and construct a story by actively choosing and identifying short-vowel sounds that complete each C-V-C word. The lesson spans two days and includes several fun extension activities and good reading suggestions. 
In this short vowels worksheet, students use short vowel puppets on popsicle sticks to identify short vowel words. Students use 10 puppets.
Learners will create a list of short vowel sound words and participate in computer phonics activities to practice. They will read an interactive storybook online. Next, they will complete words in order to better understand short vowel sounds.
Practice long and short vowel sounds with your studetns. They participate in a "Wheel of Fortune" game where they complete a phrase using vowels. Students also participate in a short vowel sound sing-along.
Students write down all short vowel sounds. They read their spelling words and attach them to each short vowel sound. They practice writing each spelling word under each short vowel sound that they have listed on their paper. They discuss the spelling structure of all the words including syllables. They write the words in alphabetical order and identify the words that rhyme.
Review the letters in the alphabet that are vowels. Learners will view a list of short vowel sounds and recognize the difference from long vowel sounds. Then they identify words with short vowel sounds and analyze their patterns.
First graders practice short vowel sounds. In this literacy lesson, the teacher demonstrates the short vowel sounds, then guides students through practicing the sounds and making words. Students complete a worksheet for independent practice.
Students use gestures to recognize the short vowel sounds.  In this cvc lesson, students use a cue to recognize the vowel sound.  Students practice various words with the cues. 
Students read a Dr. Seuss book and complete activities for short vowel sound words. For this short vowels lesson, students read Hop on Pop and analyze the rhyming words in the text. Students complete rhyming activities and practice reading sentences with the words. Students complete a matching activity for the rhyming words.
Young scholars explore how to recognize and spell sets of rhyming words. They become familiar with short vowel spelling patterns.
In this short vowel a instructional activity, students say the names of 4 pictures with the short vowel a sound, then color the pictures. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
In this short vowel i instructional activity, students color pictures of animals and numbers containing the short vowel i and read the names. Students color and read 4 pictures and names.
In this short vowel learning exercise, students use short vowel words from a word box to complete a set of 10 sentences, filling in the blanks.
In this short vowel u worksheet, students say the names of pictures with the short u sound, then color each of the 4 pictures. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
In this short vowel e worksheet, students say the name of 4 pictures, all with the short e sound, then color each one. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
Practice the strategy of letter-sound correspondence when identifying the short vowel /i/ sound in written and spoken words. The teacher recites the tongue twister "Icky insect is in icky sticky ink," while listeners repeat. Letter boxes are then used to create words. The book Tin Man Fix It can be read in groups to reinforce the phonemes and blends rehearsed earlier.
What are the differences between short and long vowel sounds? The class participates in a teacher ledlesson plan 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. 
There is a big difference between the words bit and bite. Learners begin to understand how to differentiate between short and long vowel sounds as they are given a word with a short vowel sound, and then are asked to add a letter to make it a word with a long vowel sound. Tip: Have them draw images to represent each word as it is with a long vowel and a short vowel. 
Use Kid Pix Deluxe to blend, segment, and decode short vowel words. Learners use the pictures provided to identify the correct spelling of each word. Prepare young ones for the silent /e/ sound with this activity.
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 comprehending.

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