Lesson Plan

Shake and Roll Vowels

In this lesson, students pair up to play an educational dice game. By finding words and sorting them based on their vowel sounds, young learners will have fun while practicing their reading skills.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to find and sort words by distinguishing their short or long vowel sounds.


(5 minutes)
Shake and Roll: Long VowelsShake and Roll: Short Vowels
  • Tell the class we will be playing a dice game with vowel sounds.
  • Review the different long vowel sounds.
  • Review the different short vowel sounds.
  • Introduce the concept of a column, or vertical section. Contrast it with a row.

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