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Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)

Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
Let's Learn Short A (a phonics unit)
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Short vowel words can be tricky to read and spell. The best way I have found to teach these phonemes is in a multitude of contexts and hands-on interactive ways. This 133-page short a unit includes a ton of activities to teach your wide range of learners how to read and spell words that contain the short a.

Included in this unit is a variety of language arts based literacy centers aligned to the Common Core Standards. Many of these activities can be used independently during a literacy block. This pack can also be used for word work/ phonics instruction for a whole or small group. This pack can be used to instruct students who are just beginning to short a, or students who need a review of the sound of short a.

This pack would be great for the general education setting as well as special education students and intervention students.

The activities are described below:

Reading words that contain short a:
2 short a posters
1 Write words with short a poster
Roll, Read Keep game
Read and Sort by Spelling Pattern
8 pages of short a flash cards
Catch That Cab (a reading short a game)
Catch That Cab recording sheet
8 pages of matching pictures and words
6 pages of a short a reader
3 pages of Reading and Drawing short a
Highlight short a
Illustrate the Word
Cut and Sort (5 pages using pictures and words)
Decoding with QR Codes (12 codes)
Decoding with QR codes recording sheet

Writing words with short a:
Read and Circle (4 pages of circling the spelling words)
Unscramble sentences that contain short a words
Spin and Write a Sentence
Rainbow Writing Words
Rainbow Spin
Build, Color, Write
Trace, Write, Stamp
20 spelling words for assessment

Working with short a in context:
1 page decodable text that includes many short a words
Highlight the short a Patterns
Answer literal and inferential questions about the text
Edit the story for misspelled short a words
Read and Draw (3 pages of reading sentences)
Short a sentence challenge (25 short a phrases)

Become fluent reading short a:
Practice reading short a in isolation quickly
(Real and nonsense word sheets provided)
Practice reading short a words fluently in sentences
2 short a fluency text readers

Assessing short a:
An assessment sheet to record student accuracy in reading short a words is included
Reading short a words in isolation assessment sheet
Reading short a words in sentences assessment sheet
Reading short a words in context assessment sheet

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133 pages
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