What do the letters A, E, I, O, and U have in common? They're all featured in this engaging reading lesson. Give your young learners a chance to play a version of Red Light, Green Light that doubles as a vowel review.
It's rhyme time! Your child will love learning about words that sound alike with this workbook, full of puzzles, pictures and mini books that will help any budding reader get a head start on sounding out words.
Understanding how to pronounce the short I sound, such as in pill and film, is important for first graders encountering words they don't know. This guided lesson teaches kids all about the Short I sound, and provides lots of examples of short I words. Targeted practice like this helps to reinforce kids' understanding of short vowel sounds and boosts phonemic awareness, upon which lifelong reading skills are based.
As your child’s confidence with vowels grows, it won’t be long before they are putting together their own long and short vowel words. Knowing the difference between the two takes practice. Education.com has created numerous worksheets, as well as assembled activity and game ideas, that will help your child develop their ability to recognize different when to use short vowels.