This pdf document includes words that consist of a r-controlled vowel (ar, er, ir, or, ur) pattern. Simply print the sorts out , and let your students enjoy sorting! For teachers of ELLs, images are presented to help your students understand some words. For variation, teachers can cut our all the words with an r-controlled sound, and let students sort into ar, er, ir, or, and ur lists.
1) ar, short a, long a (a_e)
2) er, short e, long e (ee)
3) ir, short i, long i (i_e)
4) or, ore, short o, long o (-o)
5) ur, short u, long u (u_e)