Short Vowels

Short Vowels

When reading aloud together, ask your child what the vowel sound is in words with a consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) pattern. This is an important skill for early reading.
It is important for students to learn how to identify the vowels sounds in CVC words. Make sure to review short vowels and their sounds daily. Make it fun through songs and chants!
Find the Short Vowels: A
Find the Short Vowels: A
Worksheet
Find the Short Vowels: A
Children examine eight pictures to determine which is pronounced with a short A.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vowel Train
Vowel Train
Worksheet
Vowel Train
Grab your pencil and hitch a ride on the vowel train! Can your child find all the vowels and get them on the train in time?
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sound Off, Short U: Practicing Phonics
Sound Off, Short U: Practicing Phonics
Worksheet
Sound Off, Short U: Practicing Phonics
This worksheet will give your kindergartener practice reading the short u.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sorting Short A Words
Sorting Short A Words
Game
Sorting Short A Words
Kids sound out short A vowels and drop objects into the correct backpacks.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Game
Circle the Short Vowel
Circle the Short Vowel
Worksheet
Circle the Short Vowel
Help your students review short vowel sounds as they identify which sound is in each word.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Know Your Short Vowels!
Know Your Short Vowels!
Worksheet
Know Your Short Vowels!
Help your preschooler figure out short vowel sounds with this fill-in worksheet.
Preschool
Worksheet
Short Vowel Chart
Short Vowel Chart
Worksheet
Short Vowel Chart
Sort out your short vowels with a cut and paste chart! This phonics exercise will help your child review short vowel families.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short Vowel Bingo
Short Vowel Bingo
Worksheet
Short Vowel Bingo
Short Vowel Bingo, an educational twist on a favorite classroom game. This game helps kids differentiate short vowels from long vowels.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short O Song
Short O Song
Song
Short O Song
The short o sounds like 'ah'! Practice short o sounds in words with this quick, catchy song that lists a few...and illustrates them, too.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Song

Comparing Objects

Comparing Objects

Your child's math skills will benefit if you use comparison vocabulary in everyday life. Comment on how one green bean is longer than the other, or how your child is the shortest person in the family.
When introducing measurement and comparison, it's important to introduce vocabulary such as "longer," "shorter," "smaller," and "larger."
Measuring Length: Produce
Measuring Length: Produce
Worksheet
Measuring Length: Produce
On this first grade math worksheet, kids use a ruler to measure four vegetables in inches. Then they compare lengths to find the shortest and longest veggie.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Comparing Quantity and Size
Comparing Quantity and Size
Worksheet
Comparing Quantity and Size
Make math learning fun by adding some creativity to the mix. Kids boost measurement skills as they draw pictures comparing quantity and size.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Measuring Magic
Measuring Magic
Worksheet
Measuring Magic
Kindergarten students can practice their measuring and comparing skills using this imaginative worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Biggest and Smallest Mud Hop
Biggest and Smallest Mud Hop
Game
Biggest and Smallest Mud Hop
Concepts of "biggest" and "smallest" are important for early math learners. Decide which object is bigger or smaller in this cute game.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Comparing Bigger and Smaller
Comparing Bigger and Smaller
Lesson plan
Comparing Bigger and Smaller
Kindergarteners love talking about how big they are! Help them develop a stronger understanding of big and small in this engaging measurement lesson.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan
Which One is Bigger?
Which One is Bigger?
Lesson plan
Which One is Bigger?
WIth this lesson, students will have fun building masterpieces unifex cubes. Then, they will identify which item is bigger or smaller. his lesson plan can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Comparing Bigger and Smaller** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan
Color and Compare Vehicles
Color and Compare Vehicles
Worksheet
Color and Compare Vehicles
In this worksheet, kids get to color the vehicles and then decide which one is bigger.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Unicycle Race Measurement
Unicycle Race Measurement
Game
Unicycle Race Measurement
Time to race! Kids must identify items based on measurement vocabulary.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Making Comparisons
Making Comparisons
Worksheet
Making Comparisons
Practice basic math and observation skills with your young one, using this mini book you can fold up yourself!
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet

Sharing Books

Sharing Books

Ask your child about the books they are reading in school, and share something about the book you are reading. As children learn how to talk about books, their reading comprehension will improve.
Have students practice retelling stories. As students read in class make sure to give them time at the end of reading time to share their books with partners. Provide them with sentence starters like: "My book is called... It is about..." Be sure to tell them not to give away the ending in case their buddy wants to read it!
I Can Retell a Story!
I Can Retell a Story!
Worksheet
I Can Retell a Story!
Use this worksheet as a way for students to practice retelling a familiar story using their own words and images.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Map that Story!
Map that Story!
Worksheet
Map that Story!
A big focus in kindergarten is on reading comprehension skills. This open ended worksheet is a wonderful way for students to practice these skills as they map out a familiar story using their own words and images.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opposites: Level A
Opposites: Level A
Story
Opposites: Level A
Based on national education standards, this interactive reading activity goes over the most basic reading skills with simple vocabulary and short sentences.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Story
Making Connections in a Fiction Text
Making Connections in a Fiction Text
Lesson plan
Making Connections in a Fiction Text
Use this fun theatrical lesson plan to review or teach all about retelling a story with your ELs. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Goldilocks and the Beginning, Middle, and End.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Goldilocks and the Beginning, Middle, and End
Goldilocks and the Beginning, Middle, and End
Lesson plan
Goldilocks and the Beginning, Middle, and End
Let your class act out! Students will reenact Goldilocks and the Three Bears while learning about narratives and story plots.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Worksheet
Order the Story: Kim and Tim
Early readers practice using context clues to order a simple story in this appealing worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tortoise and Hare: Story Ordering
Tortoise and Hare: Story Ordering
Game
Tortoise and Hare: Story Ordering
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Game
Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets
Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets
Worksheet
Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets
Little puppeteers will love re-enacting the classic story of these three silly pigs, using finger puppets they can color and create themselves!
Kindergarten
Arts & crafts
Worksheet
The Four Friends
The Four Friends
Worksheet
The Four Friends
Read this sweet poem by A.A. Milne, then answer a few short reading comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Sight Words

Sight Words

Review common sight words with your child, such as "like," "at," "in," and "on." Make up some fun songs or poems with their sight words!
It's important to review writing common sight words that students might be using in their writing such as: like, at, in, on, and, etc.
Write and Draw Sight Words: Eat
Write and Draw Sight Words: Eat
Worksheet
Write and Draw Sight Words: Eat
This 'Write and Draw Sight Words' worksheet, all about the word 'eat', will have kids writing, reading and spelling in a jif.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words:
Write the Sight Words: "Was"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Was"
Help your child learn the sight word "was" with this printable phonics worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Trace & Write Women in Sports: Simone Biles
Trace & Write Women in Sports: Simone Biles
Worksheet
Trace & Write Women in Sports: Simone Biles
Use this fun coloring and tracing page for your preschooler to practice their early writing skills while learning about Olympic gymnast Simone Biles!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Wangari Maathai Reader
All About Wangari Maathai Reader
Worksheet
All About Wangari Maathai Reader
This printable booklet is a great way to help kindergarteners and first graders learn facts about Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Each nine page worksheet produces two half-page booklets.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Jump Into Writing: Write a
Jump Into Writing: Write a "Car" Sentence
Worksheet
Jump Into Writing: Write a "Car" Sentence
What child doesn't love thinking about, talking about, and playing with cars? Encourage them to put their love to the pen by writing a sentence about a car.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sight Word Notes
Sight Word Notes
Lesson plan
Sight Word Notes
In this fun lesson plan, students will get to practice using sight words while writing notes to their peers. This is a great introductory lesson as a stand alone or a support lesson for the lesson plan **A Sight Word Celebration**.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
A Sight Word Celebration!
A Sight Word Celebration!
Lesson plan
A Sight Word Celebration!
Celebrate your students’ sight word success with a sight word celebration lesson! Customizable for use with any sight words, this lesson can be implemented after teaching a group of sight words or at the end of the year.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Fill in the Sight Word
Fill in the Sight Word
Worksheet
Fill in the Sight Word
Kids will gain familiarity with sight words with this fill-in the blank worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning Sight Words:
Learning Sight Words: "Like"
Worksheet
Learning Sight Words: "Like"
Looking for a phonics worksheet to help your child with sight words. This printable will him practice with the word "like".
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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