Short Vowel Activities - Phonics Activities and Games - Short-Vowel Word Work

Traci Clausen
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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The word work in this resource centers on short-vowels. This resource supports direct instruction, whole group shared reading, independent practice and word work – depending on the needs and abilities of your students.

Included you will find a variety of activities to support short-vowel instruction and practice through CVC, CCVC and CVCC combinations.

Also included are decodable readers for each short-vowel sound. They are perfect for guided reading groups, whole group shared reading lessons and independent practice reading. 

There are 50 different sentence mix up cards - designed to help develop sensical writing skills and word decoding.

Use with your higher-level or later part of the school year Kinders, your 1st graders, or early 2nd graders who could us some short vowel review.

Short Vowel Activities Include:

Blend a Word – Short a

Build a Word – Short a

Read and Draw – Short a

Rhyme Time – Short a

A Day with Jan and Sam – Short a decodable reader

Sentence Mix Up – Short a

Blend a Word – Short e

Build a Word – Short e

Read and Draw – Short e

Rhyme Time – Short e

A Day with Peg – Short a decodable reader

Sentence Mix Up – Short a

Blend a Word – Short i

Build a Word – Short I

Read and Draw – Short i

Rhyme Time – Short i

A Day with Rick– Short i decodable reader

Sentence Mix Up – Short i

Blend a Word – Short o

Build a Word – Short o

Read and Draw – Short o

Rhyme Time – Short o

A Day with Spot– Short o decodable reader

Sentence Mix Up – Short o

Blend a Word – Short u

Build a Word – Short u

Read and Draw – Short u

Rhyme Time – Short u

A Day with Gus – Short a decodable reader

Sentence Mix Up – Short u

Short Vowel Match Up Card Game

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Looking for long vowel work? Check out the Long Vowel Practice and Review unit.

You can find r-controlled vowels and diphthongsin the Bossy R and the Diphthongs unit.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs.


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