Use these Common Core aligned word work activities to help students practice identifying, writing, and categorizing long o vowel words. This packet focuses on o-e, -oa, -ow, and -oe sounds for the long o vowel.
This packet is part of a larger bundle of word work for long vowels, which can be found here: Long Vowel A, E, I, O, and U Word Work Bundle!
The Hiccuping Hero loves to help out in classrooms. Unfortunately, every time he hiccups, he makes a mess! The Hiccuping Hero has just been in your classroom! Help Cleo clean up the mess that he left behind!
This lesson is aligned to the following CCSS for ELA:
- RF.1.2a: Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
- RF.1.3c: Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
- RF.2.3a: Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
- RF.2.3c: Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
8.5" x 11" (letter)
- 1 long o example chart
- 4 small center table top signs (approx. 3.75” x 1.5” folded)
- 4 Word Work Activities:
1. Super Sort:
Long o & short o word sort with worksheet and sorting chart.
2. Scrambled O’s:
Long o jumble worksheet for students to unscramble.
3. An Eye for an O:
Fill in the missing letters and then sort o-e, oa, ow, and oe worksheet.
4. Color it!
Long o color-by-vowel coloring sheet
- Answer key for all 4 activities
Ideas for Use:
- Introduce Cleo, The Hiccuping Hero, and the long o vowel by using
the long o example chart (p. 4) and “Introducing...” paragraph (p. 5).
- Use the 4 activities as word work during your ELA block.
- Use some or all of the 4 activities during literacy centers.
Other word work in this series:
Long A: Chase and The Skater from Space!
Long E: Zeek and The Slippery Sneak!
Long I: Levi and The Shy Spy!
Long U: Ruth and The Silly Sleuth!
Clip art from: www.mycutegraphics.com and www.openclipart.org