Vowel Teams & Diphthongs Word Mapping Worksheets

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  1. Written language is a code of our speech sounds. The fastest way to teach children to write and spell is to context speech to print. Use these worksheets to match sounds to letters (or make the phoneme-grapheme connection).These worksheets are best used with direct instruction. Your students need to
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Practice vowel teams and diphthongs with these no-prep word mapping worksheets. They take the guesswork out of implementing phonemic awareness with phonics in your class!

They are an easy and no-prep way to incorporate the science of reading into your literacy instruction. Mapping words from sounds (phonemes) to symbols (graphemes) is the most efficient way to teach learners to read and spell.


Your learners will map vowel team and diphthong words by:

  1. Saying the picture name.
  2. Tapping the 2-5 sounds.
  3. Mapping the letter or letters that spells each sound.
  4. Writing the word.

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The vowel team and diphthong words are arranged in this resource:

  • ai, ay (3 pages)
  • ea, ee (8 pages)
  • ie (1 page)
  • oa & oe (3 pages)
  • ow (long o - 1 page)
  • ue & ui ( 1 page)
  • au & aw (3 pages)
  • oo/ew (3 pages)
  • oi/oy (3 pages)
  • ou/ow (3 pages)
  • mixed review with 2 phonemes (3 pages)
  • mixed review with 3 phonemes (5 pages)
  • mixed review with 4 phonemes (3 pages)

These worksheets are best used in a teacher-led lesson. Some of the pictures are a bit trickier plus it is most effective if you say the words aloud for your students to hear.

This resource includes:

  • 29 pages of individual vowel teams and diphthongs
  • 11 pages of mixed review
  • 40 pages of answer keys

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.


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