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Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building

Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Building
Product Description
This spelling resource is perfect for word work or literacy centers! It includes hands-on word building mats, puzzles, and cut and paste printables to help your students practice spelling words with vowel digraphs, vowel teams, vowel pairs, and diphthongs.

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Activities for the following words are included:

ai and ay: tail, rain, sail, nail, paint, snail, mail, pail, lay, hay, pay, ray, tray, pray, spray, say

ee and ea: read, team, tea, meat, beach, peach, leap, seal, feet, feed, peek, peel, sheep, weed, queen, wheel

ie and igh: fight, light, night, tight, knight, high, die, lie, pie, tie, dried, fried

oa and ow: goat, loaf, soak, road, toast, float, roach, coach, bow, bowl, mow, blow, grow, crow, snow, throw

oi and oy: boil, coin, coil, oil, soil, oink, point, poison, joy, toy, boy, soy, oyster, royal

ew and ue: glue, fuel, cue, duel, clue, blue, dew, flew, new, pew, screw, grew

au and aw: launch, haul, haunt, vault, sauce, pause, claw, paw, yawn, crawl, straw, saw, lawn, draw

ow and ou: down, howl, crowd, owl, growl, cow, frown, clown, loud, couch, flour, pound, snout, south, out, cloud

oo: look, book, cook, hook, wood, hood, foot, woof, moon, hoop, tools, roof, boot, food, tooth, broom

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Here’s how to prepare and use the activities in your classroom:

Puzzles - To prepare these puzzles, laminate and cut out the pieces along the solid lines. If you are making multiple sets, I suggest using a permanent marker to place a small colored dot on the back of each piece in a given set. This makes it easy to keep the sets together if groups are working in close proximity and will save you time later. Two recording sheet options for each vowel and mixed practice options are included. If you do not wish to use the recording sheets, you can make these activities self-checking by writing the word on the back of the top piece.

Word Building Mats - To prepare these mats, laminate the cards and cut in half if desired. Cards can also be placed in a sheet protector to prolong their use. Students will take a card, look at the picture, and build or write the word. Sound boxes are provided. Magnet letters work well for this activity, but it can also be done as a write-and-wipe activity using dry erase markers. Two recording sheet options for each vowel and mixed practice options are included. One sheet asks students to record just the words built. The other also asks them to write a sentence using one of the words. If you do not wish to use the recording sheets, you can make these activities self-checking by writing the word on the back of the card. I recommend going over the pictures as a whole group before doing this as an independent center activity.

See, Build, Write Cut and Paste Printables - Students cut and paste letters from the bottom of the page to build a word matching the picture shown and write the word. Each printable page contains four words to build and write. One page is included for each commonly paired set of vowel digraphs: ai/ay, ee/ea, ie/igh, oa/ow, oi/oy, ew/ue, au/aw, ow/ou, and both sounds of oo. These work nicely as a quick assessment tool. Just print and go!

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This resource is included in the following bundles: Vowel Digraph Bundle and Let's Build Bundle.

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If you and your students enjoy this product, please consider following my store. Freebies and new products are posted regularly. You can contact me with any questions or requests at secondgradesmilesstore@gmail.com.

- Amanda Taylor @ Second Grade Smiles
Total Pages
131 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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