In this product, I have included one word sort for your students to use to practice Feature G, R-Controlled Vowels, based on the information found in the book Word Journeys by Kathy Ganske. This sort focuses on the vowel a with words with a long a sound, a short a sound, and an r-controlled a sound.
This word sort can be used in a guided or independent word work center to improve your students’ understanding of phonics.
I have also included a sort card on which it shows which group each word belongs in based on the intended purpose of this activity, R-Controlled Vowels. This is NOT the only way to sort these words, and students should be encouraged to be flexible with their thinking when looking for rules and similarities to sort words.
I also have a free organizer in my store that students can use to record their sort on for an accountability piece for an independent center.
I hope this word sort is beneficial for your students! Please leave feedback, so I can continue to improve my products!