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Vowel Sounds: A
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 complete six cvc words.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 18 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sounds: e
"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 different words.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 28 Views 78 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sound: i
As scholars become more comfortable with initial sound correspondence, introduce them to medial sounds. As they focus on the vowel sound /i/, youngsters examine a set of images and draw a line from the letter i to any with that middle phoneme.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 30 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Short Vowel Mini Posters
Support the growth of young readers by decorating your classroom with this colorful series of short vowel posters. Five separate displays are provided. They include a word and picture demonstrating each short vowel sound.
5 mins K - 2nd Language Arts 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vowel Sound; u
Which of these have /u/ as a middle sound? There are images of seven CVC words surrounding the letter u here, and scholars draw lines from the letter to words with the same middle phoneme. Be sure they know what these images are depicting before letting them try this.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sounds: O
This worksheet focuses on the medial vowel sound o. Pre-readers complete two tasks to practice the short o sound. They draw a line from the letter o to pictures that contain the medial /o/ sound. They then, fill in six cvc words with the letter o.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 14 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Connect the Rhymes
As your pre-readers begin to understand phonemes and rhyming, give them this practice worksheet which has them matching rhyming pictures. For each of six images, they identify the corresponding image which has the same vowel sound (or rhymes).
Pre-K - K Language Arts 16 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Connect the Rhymes
Introduce your pre-readers to rhyming using this matching exercise! They examine two sets of images, connecting rhyming pictures with a line. All 10 words use the vowel sound i. Note that some of these images may be difficult for kids (and even adults) to identify.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sounds: /air/ and /er/
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 pattern that comprises the medial sound.
K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Medial Sound u
Join Ug the Bug for some vowel sound practice focused on the short /u/ sound. Scholars examine six images and label each with a CVC word that has this as its medial phoneme. Next, they complete two rhyming sentences about Ug, using a word bank and image as clues.
K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The oa Sound
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 they practice each of these spelling patterns, observing example words as they work.
K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Medial Sounds a and e
Focus on medial sounds a and e. Youngsters examine three pictures of images with the a medial sound, writing the CVC word below each. Then, they complete a sentence by writing in the most logical word from three choices. They do the same for the e sound.
K - 1st Language Arts 15 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vowel Sounds: I and O
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, and writing skills are all rolled into one worksheet.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 60 Downloads
Here is an engaging cross-curicular lesson 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 vowel sound that they were assigned.
2nd Health 6 Views 3 Downloads
Blending Vowels and Sounds
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 skills. Resources to support this activity are available for downloading.
K - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 121 Downloads
Phonics - Vowel Sounds
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 say the sounds along with the voice in the video.
3 mins Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The ai and ar Sounds
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 pictures, each of which uses a different spelling for this sound.
K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The oa, oy, and ow Sounds
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 corresponding pictures and then write another word with the same spelling pattern.
K - 1st Language Arts 13 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 organization.
4th - 6th Language Arts 27 Views 230 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Connect the Rhymes
Connect these rhyming images. There are two sets of six familiar pictures here, and scholars draw a line from the left objects to their rhyming partners on the right. The images may be difficult for learners to identify, so be sure this aspect doesn't distract them from the objective.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 4 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed