215+ Long U Vowel Sound Words (Free Printable Lists)
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215+ Long U Vowel Sound Words (Free Printable Lists)

Learn all about the Long U sound, including the 2 sounds long U can make. Then, grab yourself two printable pdf lists with over 215 long U vowel sound words, organized by sound and spelling pattern. All About Long U In our previous long vowel posts, we’ve consistently said that the rule for long vowels…

30 Best Tips for Teaching Letters and Sounds + FREEBIES
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30 Best Tips for Teaching Letters and Sounds + FREEBIES

Here you’ll find 30 best practices for teaching letters and sounds to kids in pre-k through 1st grade, including those with disabilities and EL students. Included are many research-based ideas, as well as practical ways and resources to implement best practices with your students. Why It’s Important Teaching letters and letter sounds is foundational! It’s…

FREE Vowel Sort Worksheets: Long & Short Vowels
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FREE Vowel Sort Worksheets: Long & Short Vowels

Get five vowel sorts to help kids distinguish between long and short vowel sounds heard in words. Each free printable worksheet includes ten pictures to sort: Five pictures with short vowels, and five pictures with long vowels. Long and Short Vowels A, E, I, O, and U are the five vowels in the English language,…

Alphabet Arc: 8 Free Printable Mats & How to Use Them!
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Alphabet Arc: 8 Free Printable Mats & How to Use Them!

Get 8 different printable Alphabet Arcs to use with your students! They will help build speed, accuracy, and automaticity in alphabet knowledge, letter recognition, and sequencing. The mats include 4 color & 4 black-and-white versions with either capital or lowercase letters. Some mats include the full alphabet and some include anchor letters A-MN-Z. So whatever…

Free ABC Chart: How to Use an Alphabet Poster
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Free ABC Chart: How to Use an Alphabet Poster

This free alphabet chart features letters A-Z with capital and lowercase letters, bright matching pictures, and important keywords. Learn how to use an alphabet poster to make learning letters and sounds fun and effective! 🔤 What is an Alphabet Chart? An ABC chart, or alphabet anchor chart, is a visual support with all letters included….

Long & Short Vowel Sounds – Plus 2 Free Anchor Charts!
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Long & Short Vowel Sounds – Plus 2 Free Anchor Charts!

Learn the difference between short and long vowels, when to teach these sounds, and the rules for these sounds. For extra classroom help, print the two free vowel anchor charts, with capital and lowercase letters and bright pictures to teach the long and short vowel sounds! Teaching Long & Short Vowels Did you know that…

Beginning Sounds Cut & Paste Worksheets
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Beginning Sounds Cut & Paste Worksheets

Get 26 pages of free Beginning Sounds Cut and Paste printables with one worksheet for every letter of the alphabet, A-Z! These no-prep worksheets allow children to practice initial sounds in engaging ways like cutting, pasting, and sorting colorful pictures. 🔤 All About Beginning Sounds Identifying beginning sounds in words is a foundational phonological awareness…