long a : ai, ay, a_e contains activities to help students master 3 ways to make the long a sound: ai, ay, a_e.
The following worksheets and activities are included:
•Word Work: manipulative cards for children to use to create words with the long a sound.
•Sample word lists for all three types of words
•Ai words, ay words, a_e words: Students add a beginning and ending sound to create new words then match some of the words to pictures.
•Word Doubles: students make words that sound alike but have different spellings (pail, pale) then match some of the words to pictures
•Word Ladders: Students use clues to change one letter to make a new word. Note: These worksheets may be difficult for students to complete independently. They can provide discussion for small group activities.
•Word Sorts and Missing Letters: Students sort words by long a pattern (ai, ay a_e) and fill in missing letters to make new words
•Rhyme Time: Students think of long a words that rhyme with a given word. There are ai, ay and a_e words.
See my other long vowel product:
Long e: ee, ea
Long i: i_e, y, igh, ie
Long o:o_e, oa, ow
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Charlotte Braddock 2013