Short A Vowel Unit

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This 65 page Short A Vowel Unit is filled with games, centers, practice activities and assessments - everything you need to enrich your existing short a vowel study! This unit includes the ten files below:

1) Short A Vowel Dance, Rap & Craftivity/Book - A short a rap and dance help students practice the short a sound, while a craftivity helps them visualize and record words with this sound.

2) Short A Word Family Houses - 14 short a word family houses are included with many ideas for uses. Also includes a display sign/book cover.

3) A Cat in a Hat Craftivity - Students create a Cat in a Hat and record short a words that they know or find in the classroom.

4) Short A Classroom Quest - The teacher posts 25 picture cards around the classroom. Students decide if the objects have the short a sound or not and record on their recording sheets. (Answer page included)

5) Short A Word Sort Center - Students sort 42 word cards as they feed the short a words to Ally the Alligator and toss the other words in the Trash Can. (Includes answer key)

6) Hop & Write: Short A Words - Students move around the room to identify short a words in this game. (Includes 28 gamecards, recording sheet, directions, and answer key)

7) Roll, Read & Write: Short A Words - Students roll a die and practice reading & writing short a words in this 2-3 player game. (Includes color and black & white gameboards)

8) Short A Mystery Picture - Students use a key to color short a and non-short a words in this practice activity to reveal a mystery picture. (Includes answer key)

9) Short A Assessment #1 - Students name a short a picture and list words that belong to a short a word family in this one-page assessment.

10) Short A Assessment #2 - Students name a short a picture and list words that belong to a short a word family in this one-page assessment.

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