Teaching short and long vowel sounds is one of the first things most teachers introduce to their students after they learn the alphabet. A strong understanding of these sounds is an incredibly important part of any beginner's ESL journey, from open and closed syllables to the "magic e."
In most cases, teachers teach short vowels first because they're easier to comprehend. This is becaause long vowels have more rules, and there's always more than one way to create a long vowel sound. These 9 short/long vowel worksheets will serve as an excellent resource bank for teachers or parents who are teaching phonetics for the first time.
Short/Long Vowel Worksheets
This bundle of worksheets gives students practice with recognizing phrases with short vowels. There's a matching activity where students use a word bank and write the appropriate word underneath an image. Other actvities will have students connect the word with an image, or connect the letters and write down the words. By using this set of short vowel worksheets overtime, students will have a better understanding of pronunciation, reading, and writing at a basic level.
For more practice on short/long vowels, check out these pronunciation worksheets for ESL students!
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