Building Block 5: Long Vowel Sounds

Long vowels have some special rules that 1st graders will have to master. Make it fun with this series of great worksheets.

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Long Vowels: Long A in Train

Introduce your first grader to ai words with this long vowels worksheet.
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Long 'I' Practice

Kids practice sounding out and writing long i words as they complete the sentences with a word from the word bank.
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Long A Rhymes

Get on board the long a train with this reading and writing worksheet focusing on long a words.
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Learning Long Vowels: Long U

Help your first grader get to know long u words by matching words and pictures with the long u sound.
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Long 'I' Rhymes

Packed with sounding out, writing, and rhyming fun, this worksheet is sure to help your first grader tackle the long i sound.
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Y as a Vowel

Although y is a consonant, once in a while it behaves like a vowel. Help your beginning reader practice sounding out a few of these tricky words.
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Long 'O'

Review the long o sound and practice reading long o words with your first grader with help from this phonics worksheet.
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Learning Long Vowels: Long E

First graders practice recognizing long e by coloring the pictures that have a long e sound.
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