Long and Short Vowels FREE

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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10 pages

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  1. Teach long vowel and short vowel sounds with these varied word sorts. Use sorting mats, pocket chart sorting, word cards (with and without pictures), interactive notebooks, vowel sorting flip books, bookmarks, posters, and words lists to engage your students in repetitive practice. Each long and sh
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  2. Long vowel word family resources to support young learners. This growing bundle will include word families for the long vowel sounds: a, e, i, o, u. Pair memorable characters with word families to help students' recall the long vowel word families. Create bookmarks, portable word lists, and posters
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Long and short vowel sorts are so much fun when using Frog and Toad to distinguish between the long and short vowel sounds. Kids will sort pictures with long and short vowel sounds or words with long vowels and short vowel sounds. Differentiated for students' needs.

Recent update to this long vowel and short vowel set!

Check out DIY directions on creating a smaller frog and toad out of icing containers here!

See the DIY directions for creating frog and toad from Lysol containers here!

See frog and toad in action here and here!

This is a free center where students can practice reading and sorting words with long and short vowel sounds. Students will sort the words into the "short vowel frog" or the "long vowel toad". This is designed for first grade, interventions, special education, or any child that needs practice reading and sorting long and short vowel words.

See my blog, Differentiation Station Creations,

for more directions on making the frog and toad out of Lysol Wipe containers! The flies fit right into the frog and toad’s mouths!!


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Key words: Free, kindergarten, first grade, interventions, RTI, special education, homeschool, spring, frog, toad, short vowel, short vowels, long vowel, long vowels, sorting, differentiated, differentiation, Differentiation Station Creations

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10 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.


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