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In this long vowel sounds worksheet, students place pictures next to the long vowel sound that is in their names. Students put 51 pictures next to sounds.
What are the differences between short and long vowel sounds? The class participates in a teacher ledactivity 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. 
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.
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.

Vowel Sounds: A

Pre-K - 1st
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.
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. An answer key is included.

Vowel Sounds: O

Pre-K - K
This learning exercise 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.

Vowel Sounds: e

Pre-K - 1st
"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.

Vowel Sound: i

Pre-K - 1st
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. Next, there are six single-syllable words missing the i in the middle. Printers get writing practice as they fill in the letter to match the image with each word. If they do this with partners, challenge pupils to read the words to each other.
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 instructional activity.
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.

Short Vowels

Pre-K - K
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.

Long Vowels

K - 1st
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. 
Identify short and long vowel sounds. Scholars will sing a song to reinforce the vowel sounds. Then use slates and wipe-off markers to identify vowel sounds in words.
Here is an engaging cross-curicular instructional activity 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. A clever idea!
Second graders study short and long vowel sounds. They use a variety of drill and practice software to support basic skills acquisition and simple menus to locate information, with teacher assistance. They watch the movie and listen to the directions given by the computer.
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.
In these alphabet worksheet students will study charts of vowel sounds and their variations. Each vowel gives a list of examples and common words associated with its sound.
Scholars identify vowel sounds. In this word study lesson, they read the book Fish is Fish and go "vowel fishing." Pupils simulate a fishing trip by picking up fish cut-outs with a short vowel sound written on the fish. Then they sound out the correct vowel sound.
Second graders complete a worksheet. In this word patterns lesson plan, 2nd graders discuss short vowel sounds and how they are spelled. Students complete a worksheet on word patterns.

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