Aligned with many common core standards..here are just a few:
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.
Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words
Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
This is a 41 page packet (including cover, teaching points, worksheets and answer keys). Here is what is included:
pages 1-2: Cover and teaching points to help you teach short a
pages 3-4: Pre test and answer key
page 5: Poster of short a to assist with understanding and a reference chart
pages 6-7: Phonemic awareness: Circle short a words and answer key
pages 8-9: Word sort - short a and NOT short a; answer key
pages 10-11: Choose the word (visual discrimination); answer key
pages 12-15: Cut and paste the letters to make words; answer keys
pages 16-19: Word family sorts -ag,-at,-ab,-ap; answer keys
pages 20-23: X and O rhyming pairs of words; answer keys
pages 24-27: Choose the sentence that tells about the picture; answer keys
pages 28-29: Cut and paste a picture to match a sentence
pages 30-35: Cut and paste words to make a sentence; write and illustrate the sentence; answer keys
pages 36-39: Cloze exercises for reading and comprehension; answer keys
pages 40-41: Post test and answer key