What words have short "a" sounds? This worksheet will help your child improve his reading skills as he practices the vowel sound of the short A. To complete this worksheet he must color in the different shapes one of two different colors depending on whether the word in that space contains the short A sound. Do the words cat or game make the short A sound? Have him say the words out loud to help reinforce what sound the short A makes is in the word. After he finds all of the words he will have gained practice with vowel sounds.