Long and Short Vowel Patterns: VCV and VCC
[a] _____ _____ _____ _____ _____
[ā] _____ _____ _____ _____ _____
3. Find the first vowel letter in each of the following words and mark it <v>. Then mark the next two letters. Mark consonant letters with a <c>. and mark vowel letters with a <v>:
4. Sort the words into these two groups:
5. Now sort the words into this matrix:
6. Fill in the blanks with the words “long” or “short”: In the words in this matrix, the vowels in the pattern VCC are __________, but in the pattern VCV the first vowels are __________.
Word Find. The Find below is shaped like a VCV because each of the twenty words in it contains a long vowel in the VCV pattern: