Long and Short Vowels

Long and Short Vowels

Prepare your child for a strong start to first grade by reviewing long and short vowels through the end of the year.
Prepare your students for a strong start to first grade by reviewing long and short vowels through the end of the year.
Fill in the Short Vowel
Worksheet
Fill in the Short Vowel
This short vowel worksheet gets your child to insert the missing short vowel! Try this short vowel worksheet with your kindergartener.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "O" Vowel Sound
Worksheet
Long "O" Vowel Sound
The long "O" vowel sound makes the same sound as the letter "O"! Help your little reader sort out his vowel sounds with this fun worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "U" Vowel Sound
Worksheet
Long "U" Vowel Sound
Sort out your vowel sounds with this fun worksheet. First say the name of each picture out loud. Can you tell which words make the long "U" sound?
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
Worksheet
Find the Long Vowel Words
When a vowel is "long", it says it's own name, just like the A in CAKE or TAKE. In this exercise, circle all of the pictures that have long vowel sounds.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Long I, Short I
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Long I, Short I
Emergent readers practice distinguishing between long I and short I sounds with this cut-and-paste activity.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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

Counting to 100; Count to 100 by 10s

Counting to 100; Count to 100 by 10s

When practicing counting out loud to 100, start at numbers other than one and count up.
When practicing counting out loud to 100, start at numbers other than one and count up.
Learn to Count
Worksheet
Learn to Count
Help your child "bee" successful at counting with this cute counting practice worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Skip, Skip, Skip to the Twos!
Worksheet
Skip, Skip, Skip to the Twos!
Help your child practice his number skills with this math worksheet, which introduces the idea of skip counting.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Fill in Missing Numbers
Worksheet
Fill in Missing Numbers
This worksheet gives your child great counting practice and gest her familiar with some of the bigger numbers that she's learned.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Counting Bugs
Worksheet
Counting Bugs
How many bugs do you see? Help your kindergartners practice counting two-digit numbers using this fun bug-themed worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Counting Dinosaurs
Worksheet
Counting Dinosaurs
How many dinosaurs do you see? Help your kindergartners practice counting two-digit numbers using this fun prehistoric worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Liza and the Sneaky Pie
Story
Liza and the Sneaky Pie
Two cups of flour...or four? Count with Liza as she sneaks items into Baker Ben's pie. This story works on counting with Liza as she adds extra ingredients.
Kindergarten
Math
Story
Number Jump!
Lesson plan
Number Jump!
Help your class “jump” into number recognition with confidence! In this lesson, students will write numbers on sticky notes, place them in sequential order, and “jump” on the numbers while counting.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan
Things We Love: Counting to 100
Lesson plan
Things We Love: Counting to 100
In this fun literature and art infused lesson plan, students will learn how to use a hundreds chart when extending the number sequence to 100! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson plan for the **Number Jump** lesson.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan

Comprehension

Comprehension

Talk to your children about the books you're reading. This will help them improve their own reading habits and comprehension skills.
Model "book talks" during reading workshop! This will help students improve their reading comprehension and better discuss books during buddy reading time.
The Starfish
Worksheet
The Starfish
This ocean-themed worksheet helps students with their reading comprehension skills as they figure out the order in which the story goes.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ted and Fred
Worksheet
Ted and Fred
This decodable worksheet helps students with their reading comprehension skills as they figure out the order in which the story goes.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Flipbook
Worksheet
Story Flipbook
Flip through a story flipbook with your child, a great way to teach about beginning, middle and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The 3 Little Pigs
Worksheet
The 3 Little Pigs
Print out The 3 Little Pigs story of your own. A picture is worth a lot for literacy! This rebus story is a perfect picture story. Hone your child's…
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs Words
Worksheet
The Three Little Pigs Words
The Three Little Pigs has story words unique to it, can you guess which those are? Help your child improve their vocabulary with this matching game.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Put Me in the Zoo
Lesson plan
Put Me in the Zoo
This literature-based lesson teaches students about answering key questions and understanding a character's point of view. It'll have young readers roaring, thumping, and having tons of fun as they imitate story characters.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
At the Fair: Level D
Story
At the Fair: Level D
This leveled book about a trip to the fair uses age-appropriate language to engage your young reader and help them master skills.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Story

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing

When your child is writing an opinion writing piece, make sure they use words like "because" to support their opinions.
During your opinion writing unit, add words like "because" to the word wall to encourage students to support their opinions with at least two supporting arguments.
Cake or Ice Cream?
Worksheet
Cake or Ice Cream?
Kindergarten students have lots of opinions! Help them focus their thinking as they share which kind of dessert they would choose and why.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cats or Dogs?
Worksheet
Cats or Dogs?
Cats or dogs, which pet would you choose? Kindergarten students have lots of opinions! Help them focus their thinking as they share which kind of pet they would choose and why.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Would You Rather Sail or Fly?
Worksheet
Would You Rather Sail or Fly?
This kindergarten writing prompt asks kids if they would rather sail a boat or fly a plane.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Favorite Pizza
Worksheet
My Favorite Pizza
What's your favorite kind of pizza? Kids are prompted to write about this popular topic with this writing practice page.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Things I Like
Worksheet
Things I Like
What things do you like? Little writers will get some excellent handwriting practice with this simple list story.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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