Teaches vowel discrimination between long and short /a/. Contains a full page picture of a basket of apples and a cluster of grapes as well as long and short /a/ word cards used for the game that contain the various spellings for these sounds (vc, cvc, vce, vv). Therefore they can also be used in extension activities for sorting by word family, pairing, comparing short to long, sentence writing, etc. Download and then print out on cardstock. Store in a manilla envelope, folder or file. Best to laminate. May be used one-on-one, in small group or under a doc camera with the whole class.