Short Vowel Word Mats

Short Vowel Work is fun with these easy to prep & use short vowel word mats! Word Up! was created to give your students practice with their short vowels using familiar word families.

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Total Pages: 64
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This pack contains 20 different word family mats.

What’s included:

* 1 colored & 1 black & white version of each short vowel mat
* 1 recording sheet for each short vowel family
* Directions for use

Short Vowel Families included:

* short a: -ag, -am, -an, – at
* short e: -ed, -en, -est, -et
* short i: -ig, -in, -ip, -it
* short o: – ock, -og, -op, -ot
* short u: -ub, -uck, -ug, -un

To use:

* Give each child a copy of the desired workmat (colored or black & white version) and the corresponding recording sheet
* Students cut out the letter cards & mat
* They use the letter cards on the mat to form words
* After making the word, they decide if it’s a real word or a nonsense word and then record it on the worksheet.

If you’ve purchased my A Year of First Grade Spelling & Journal Homework, this pack will fit in perfectly! Many of the short vowel patterns from that pack have been used in this product!

Click here to see these activities in action!

Additional information

File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

File Size

27 MB

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