Attached is an Short A/ Long A Packet with various NO PREP activities included. Inside is also an original Short A Long A poem/ song to the tune "This Old Man". I make large versions of these on chart paper to sing along with the class, but I attached color copies as well so you can just print and go! The following activities are also included:
★ Student copy of poem - Students will highlight/circle the Short A/ Long A words.
★ Cards to use for Direct Instruction/ Teaching ..or whatever you want to use them for! ;)
★ Word Sort - Students sort their highlighted words from the poem onto the word sort page.
★ Color It - Students color the pictures with the correct sounds (2 Short A, 2 Long A, 2 Mixed)
★ Write It - Students spell words to match the pictures (one Short A, one Long A)
★ Draw It - Students read 6 different words and draw pictures to go with each one (2 Short A, 2 Long A, 2 Mixed)
★ Build It - Students cut apart letters/ pictures and piece them together (1 Short A, 1 Long A)
★ Build It (easier) - Students cut apart beginning letter, ending sound, and picture to piece together (1 Short A, 1 Long A, 1 Mixed)
★ Puzzle It - Students cut apart puzzle pieces and piece back together. 4 puzzles on each page. (4 Short A, 4 Long A) (Colored version and B&W version)
★ Paste It - Students cut apart letters on the bottom of the page and match them to the pictures. (3 Short A, 2 Long A, 2 Mixed) (Colored version and B&W version)
★ Spell It - Students look at the pictures and write in the words using the spaces provided (1 Short A, 1 Long A, 2 Mixed)
★ Sort It - Students cut apart 20 words and paste them in the correct category
★ Sentences - Students write complete sentences using the words provided. Students check boxes at the bottom of the pages ensuring they have completed each part of writing a complete sentence. (5 versions, all Mixed Short/Long A)
★ Quiz - Test the students' knowledge of the concept by having them circle the correct word. Each picture has 2 answer choices (Ex: cat, cate). Total of 10 questions.
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