This passage is a super fun way to practice long "a" spellings. At the same time the rhyming, and the long "a" words help with student fluency, especially after being introduced to long "a" digraphs! I made it for 3rd grade RTI. Have fun!
-Passage using Long "a" words
-Tree Map to sort spellings
Uses for Long “A” Vowel Digraph Reading Passage
-Long “A” vowel digraph reading practice
-The rhyming encourages fluency practice, and this passage helps with fluency practice when reading long “A” words
-Highlighting focus words (Long “A” Words)
-Write Long “A” words on a tree map
-Small group or whole class
-Helps students recognize Long "A" words in context
-Helps reinforce teaching of long “A” words- digraphs and CVCe
-Helps ELL students visualize the patterns in Long "A" words.
-Comprehension practice using Long “A” words, and high level vocabulary
-Comprehension Practice Questions modeled after Common Core Illuminate test questions