Vowel Sounds | Word Families | Word Sorts Set One | Daily Word Work

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Read. Cut. Sort. Write and learn new words. Learning word families and vowel combinations... 22 pages of word sorts for emergent readers included in this teaching resource. Each page includes 24 words with usually 3 -4 obvious ways to sort them. However, please note it is important to allow students to sort them the way they 'see it' as it allows for deeper discussions about words. Teacher Directions are included.

Vowel combinations that are included are: -ad, -at, -an, -and, -ank, -ake, -age, -ap,

-ape, -ace, -ack, -art, -ast, -ate, -ash, -ask, -ay, -et, -ed, -eek, -eep, -eet, -eck, -eed,

-ench, -ew, -ey, -ent, -eeze, -est, -ess, -ice, -ide, -ig, -ive, -ide, -ook, -oon, -oot, -oop,

-ope, -ore, -ose, -oy, -ug, -um, -unch, -ung, -ush, -y

Your students will be able to study all the vowel combinations and word families noted above plus add their own words.

Teacher directions are included to describe best practices for word sorts.

These are great for daily word work, morning work, independent seatwork, homework and fast finishers.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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