Recognizing Vowels and Their Sounds: U

Recognizing Vowels and Their Sounds: U

Use your letter U lesson as an opportunity to review other vowels as well. Even if a word does not include the letter U, ask your child what vowel or vowels it does contain.
Use your letter U lesson as an opportunity to review other vowels as well. Even if a word does not include the letter U, ask students what vowel or vowels it does contain.
Writing the Letter u
Writing the Letter u
Worksheet
Writing the Letter u
Work together with your preschool or kindergarten-age child to first recognize the lowercase letter u, then trace and write it
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
U Book
U Book
Worksheet
U Book
Uh-oh, can you sort out which pictures have words that begin with the letter U? Build a Busy U Book to practice the U sound by cutting and pasting the pictures.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Tracing the Letter U
Practice Tracing the Letter U
Worksheet
Practice Tracing the Letter U
First, kids trace lines on this prekindergarten writing worksheet to strengthen the fine motor skills needed to form the letter U. Then they trace the letter U!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Trace and Write the Letter U
Trace and Write the Letter U
Worksheet
Trace and Write the Letter U
Underwear, up, and umbrella all begin with U! On this prekindergarten writing worksheet, kids trace U and write the letter next to pictures that begin with U.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Get Ready for Reading: All About the Letter U
Get Ready for Reading: All About the Letter U
Worksheet
Get Ready for Reading: All About the Letter U
Here's a fun way to give your preschooler some early reading assistance with the letter U. He'll practice tracing and identifying all things "U"!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short U Cloud Catcher
Short U Cloud Catcher
Game
Short U Cloud Catcher
Kids find CVC words with the short u sound in this phonics game.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Addition and Subtraction within 5

Addition and Subtraction within 5

Your child is now familiar with both addition and subtraction — but can they toggle between them without getting confused? Remember: the addition sign has an extra line, meaning they use it to make a bigger amount. The subtraction sign has one fewer line, so they use it to take away an amount.
Your students are now familiar with both addition and subtraction — but can they toggle between them without getting confused? Remember: the addition sign has an extra line, meaning they use it to make a bigger amount. The subtraction sign has one fewer line, so they use it to take away an amount.
Veggies Addition
Veggies Addition
Worksheet
Veggies Addition
Count the number of vegetables in each box to find the answer to each of the addition problems.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Fashion Subtraction
Fashion Subtraction
Worksheet
Fashion Subtraction
How many clothes can you count? Get your kindergartener ready for elementary school math with this introduction to subtraction worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Chicken Addition
Chicken Addition
Worksheet
Chicken Addition
Don't be a chicken! Addition is easy to learn, even for preschoolers. Use the pictures of these cute chickens as a guide as you help your little learner.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Butterfly Subtraction
Butterfly Subtraction
Worksheet
Butterfly Subtraction
Spread your math wings, it's time for some subtraction practice! Count up the butterflies in this picture.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Simple Fairy Addition
Simple Fairy Addition
Worksheet
Simple Fairy Addition
If your preschooler loves all things fairy, she'll enjoy this worksheet that will help get her counting and learning to add!
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Addition Matching
Addition Matching
Game
Addition Matching
Add it up! Kids must use mental addition to match each equation to its answer.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Adding Cards
Adding Cards
Lesson plan
Adding Cards
Use a fun card game to practice adding numbers in this fun hands-on addition lesson!
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan
Counting on the Farm
Counting on the Farm
Lesson plan
Counting on the Farm
Students will love heading to the farmyard as they learn all about early addition in this fun lesson plan! It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Adding Cards lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan

Short Vowel Sounds

Short Vowel Sounds

Almost every word we say includes at least one vowel. Help your child become aware of the sounds vowels make in their conversations.
Almost every word we say includes at least one vowel. Help students become aware of the sounds vowels make in their conversations.
Short
Short "O" Sounds Color Puzzle
Worksheet
Short "O" Sounds Color Puzzle
Help your child learn vowels and improve his reading skills with this printable worksheet that's all about short "o" sounds.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short
Short "A" Sounds Color Puzzle
Worksheet
Short "A" Sounds Color Puzzle
Help your students learn vowels and improve their reading skills with this printable worksheet that focuses short "a" sounds.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learn Short Vowel Words
Learn Short Vowel Words
Worksheet
Learn Short Vowel Words
Practice recognizing those short vowel words with this balloon-filled worksheet. This activity boosts reading readiness, and it's lots of fun, too!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vowel Phonemes
Vowel Phonemes
Worksheet
Vowel Phonemes
Get to know your vowel phonemes! These are the smallest units of sound that appear in the English language.
Kindergarten
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
A-E-I-O-U
A-E-I-O-U
Lesson plan
A-E-I-O-U
Do your students realize that every word has a vowel? Help them to hear the vowel sounds all around them in this lesson.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Vowels Are Special
Vowels Are Special
Lesson plan
Vowels Are Special
In this fun alphabet-focused lesson plan, students will learn all about vowels! With a special focus on the letter A, this is a great way to help your students learn all about short vowel sounds. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **A-E-I-O-U** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Retell Writing

Retell Writing

Have your child make a three-page book that includes a simple one-sentence summary of the beginning, middle, and end of a story they have heard. Then, ask them to illustrate their book!
Have students make a three-page book that includes a simple one-sentence summary of the beginning, middle, and end of a story they have heard. Then, ask them to illustrate their book!
First, Next, Last
First, Next, Last
Worksheet
First, Next, Last
What do you do when you wake up in the morning? Have some fun telling a real-life story with this graphic organizer.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Graphic Organizer
Story Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Story Graphic Organizer
What do you do at school every day? Help your child sort out her school routine and write it down, from beginning, to middle to end!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Design a Diorama!
Design a Diorama!
Activity
Design a Diorama!
Help your child make an imaginative scene come to life by making a diorama. Your child will be practicing three dimensional thinking and language arts skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
Activity
String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
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