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Kelly's Kindergarten: Long/Short E

Kindergartners will cut, paste, and label the words that contain a short or long e sound. They can build their phonemic awareness as they say each word to determine whichgoes where.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a lesson about vowel sounds, or in a week about the letter E
  • See if kids can come up with a list of other words with short or long vowel sounds
  • A good activity for a homework packet or language arts center
Classroom Considerations

  • Pictures on the letters that kids cut out and glue aren't clear; be sure to differentiate between the hen (short E sound) and the picture of the E (long E sound)
Pros

  • Matching activity is fun and educational for learners of all reading levels
Cons

  • None
Common Core

Included Materials

  • Picture Word Cut-outs