Long and Short Vowels

Long and Short Vowels

Prepare your child for a strong start to year two by reviewing long and short vowels through the end of the year.
Prepare your students for a strong start to year two by reviewing long and short vowels through the end of the year.
Fill in the Short Vowel
Fill in the Short Vowel
Worksheet
Fill in the Short Vowel
This short vowel worksheet gets your child to insert the missing short vowel! Try this short vowel worksheet with your kindergartener.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long
Long "O" Vowel Sound
Worksheet
Long "O" Vowel Sound
The long "O" vowel sound makes the same sound as the letter "O"! Help your little reader sort out his vowel sounds with this fun worksheet.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long
Long "U" Vowel Sound
Worksheet
Long "U" Vowel Sound
Sort out your vowel sounds with this fun worksheet. First say the name of each picture out loud. Can you tell which words make the long "U" sound?
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
Find the Long Vowel Words
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
When a vowel is "long", it says it's own name, just like the A in CAKE or TAKE. In this exercise, circle all of the pictures that have long vowel sounds.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Long I, Short I
Vowel Sounds: Long I, Short I
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Long I, Short I
Emergent readers practise distinguishing between long I and short I sounds with this cut-and-paste activity.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sorting Short A Words
Sorting Short A Words
Game
Sorting Short A Words
Kids sound out short A vowels and drop objects into the correct backpacks.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Game
Word Detective Game
Word Detective Game
Activity
Word Detective Game
Got a kid who's learning to read? Looking for a new board game to add to the bunch? With a little help from your child, you can make a game of your own!
Year one
Reading & Writing
Activity

Counting to 100; Count to 100 by 10s

Counting to 100; Count to 100 by 10s

When practising counting out loud to 100, start at numbers other than one and count up.
When practising counting out loud to 100, start at numbers other than one and count up.
Learn to Count
Learn to Count
Worksheet
Learn to Count
Help your child "bee" successful at counting with this cute counting practise worksheet.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Skip, Skip, Skip to the Twos!
Skip, Skip, Skip to the Twos!
Worksheet
Skip, Skip, Skip to the Twos!
Help your child practise his number skills with this maths worksheet, which introduces the idea of skip counting.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Fill in Missing Numbers
Fill in Missing Numbers
Worksheet
Fill in Missing Numbers
This worksheet gives your child great counting practise and gest her familiar with some of the bigger numbers that she's learned.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Counting Bugs
Counting Bugs
Worksheet
Counting Bugs
How many bugs do you see? Help your kindergartners practise counting two-digit numbers using this fun bug-themed worksheet.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Counting Dinosaurs
Counting Dinosaurs
Worksheet
Counting Dinosaurs
How many dinosaurs do you see? Help your kindergartners practise counting two-digit numbers using this fun prehistoric worksheet.
Year one
Maths
Worksheet
Liza and the Sneaky Pie
Liza and the Sneaky Pie
Story
Liza and the Sneaky Pie
Two cups of flour...or four? Count with Liza as she sneaks items into Baker Ben's pie. This story works on counting with Liza as she adds extra ingredients.
Year one
Maths
Story
Number Jump!
Number Jump!
Lesson plan
Number Jump!
Help your class “jump” into number recognition with confidence! In this lesson, students will write numbers on sticky notes, place them in sequential order, and “jump” on the numbers while counting.
Year one
Maths
Lesson plan
Things We Love: Counting to 100
Things We Love: Counting to 100
Lesson plan
Things We Love: Counting to 100
In this fun literature and art infused lesson plan, students will learn how to use a hundreds chart when extending the number sequence to 100! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the **Number Jump** lesson.
Year one
Maths
Lesson plan
Make Milk Carton Counting Houses
Make Milk Carton Counting Houses
Activity
Make Milk Carton Counting Houses
Using nothing fancier than old milk cartons and popsicle sticks, create a village full of fun learning for your year one maths student.
Year one
Maths
Activity

Comprehension

Comprehension

Talk to your children about the books you're reading. This will help them improve their own reading habits and comprehension skills.
Model "book talks" during reading workshop! This will help students improve their reading comprehension and better discuss books during buddy reading time.
The Starfish
The Starfish
Worksheet
The Starfish
This ocean-themed worksheet helps students with their reading comprehension skills as they figure out the order in which the story goes.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Worksheet
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Early readers practise using context clues to order a simple story in this appealing worksheet.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Flipbook
Story Flipbook
Worksheet
Story Flipbook
Flip through a story flipbook with your child, a great way to teach about beginning, middle and end.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The 3 Little Pigs
The 3 Little Pigs
Worksheet
The 3 Little Pigs
Print out The 3 Little Pigs story of your own. A picture is worth a lot for literacy! This rebus story is a perfect picture story. Hone your child's…
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs Words
The Three Little Pigs Words
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs Words
The Three Little Pigs has story words unique to it, can you guess which those are? Help your child improve their vocabulary with this matching game.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Put Me in the Zoo
Put Me in the Zoo
Lesson plan
Put Me in the Zoo
This literature-based lesson teaches students about answering key questions and understanding a character's point of view. It'll have young readers roaring, thumping, and having tons of fun as they imitate story characters.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
At the Fair: Level D
At the Fair: Level D
Story
At the Fair: Level D
This levelled book about a trip to the fair uses age-appropriate language to engage your young reader and help them master skills.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Story
Take a Picture Walk
Take a Picture Walk
Activity
Take a Picture Walk
Everyone's heard of taking a dog for a walk. But how about an illustration? This activity teaches emerging readers to use pictures as context clues.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Activity

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing

When your child is writing an opinion writing piece, make sure they use words like "because" to support their opinions.
During your opinion writing unit, add words like "because" to the word wall to encourage students to support their opinions with at least two supporting arguments.
Cats or Dogs?
Cats or Dogs?
Worksheet
Cats or Dogs?
Cats or dogs, which pet would you choose? year one students have lots of opinions! Help them focus their thinking as they share which kind of pet they would choose and why.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Would You Rather Sail or Fly?
Would You Rather Sail or Fly?
Worksheet
Would You Rather Sail or Fly?
This year one writing prompt asks kids if they would rather sail a boat or fly a plane.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Things I Like
Things I Like
Worksheet
Things I Like
What things do you like? Little writers will get some excellent handwriting practise with this simple list story.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Makes Perfect: The Best Superhero
Practise Makes Perfect: The Best Superhero
Worksheet
Practise Makes Perfect: The Best Superhero
Practise your super strong writing skills to defend your opinion about who the best superhero is.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Very Best Game
The Very Best Game
Worksheet
The Very Best Game
Year one students have lots of opinions! Help them write a review of their favorite game to share with their classmates.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion?
Fact or Opinion?
Activity
Fact or Opinion?
In this fun activity, your child will learn the difference between facts and opinions. They will design cards for a matching game that they create and play!
Year one
Activity
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