Understanding vowels is essential in building students’ understanding of how words work. Students need a solid understanding of vowel patterns to be able to decode more and more complex words.
This file folder activity is designed to help build student’s understanding of common vowel patterns for the long a sound. This is a perfect resource to use for moving students from guided to independent practice!
Summary of Contents:
Options for Inside Folder:
4 Column Sorting Chart - ai, a-e, ay, and ei/eigh
3 Column Sorting Chart - ai, a-e, ay
2 Column Sorting Chart - ai, a-e
There are 2 versions of each type of chart above. One version has anchor words to match the anchor pictures and the other doesn’t.
Options for Sorting/Spelling:
1 Picture Set of ai and a-e words
1 Picture with Words Set of ai and a-e words
3 Word Sets (Easy - Moderate - Challenging) for a total of 60 words. This allows for you to easily differentiate for students. I’ve included two versions to allow for easier printing.
Options for Back of Folder:
Extension Activity: “Which Way?” Students spell words from picture cards two ways to see which is correct.
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