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4.21: Review of Vowel Sounds and Letters

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Review of Vowel Sounds and Letters

1. Underline the letters that are spelling the first vowel sound in these words:

\begin{align*}& \text{s\underline{a}fely} && \text{r\underline{ea}dy} && \text{t\underline{ea}chers} && \text{s\underline{i}ster} && \text{gr\underline{an}dfather} \\ & \text{h\underline{i}ding} && \text{\underline{o}ften} && \text{l\underline{oa}ding} && \text{b\underline{u}zzing} && \text{m\underline{oo}n} \\ & \text{\underline{u}nited} && \text{c\underline{u}test} && \text{g\underline{oo}d} && \text{d\underline{a}ncing} && \text{\underline{a}fter} \\ & \text{g\underline{a}ve} && \text{y\underline{e}sterday} && \text{\underline{e}ven} && \text{pr\underline{i}ncess} && \text{c\underline{y}cle} \\ & \text{w\underline{a}tered} && \text{sho\underline{w}} && \text{br\underline{o}ther} && \text{r\underline{u}lers} && \text{b\underline{oo}k} \\ & \text{pl\underline{ay}} && \text{h\underline{e}llo} && \text{fr\underline{ee}ways} && \text{\underline{d}inners} && \text{wh\underline{i}test} \\ & \text{m\underline{o}mmy} && \text{th\underline{o}se} && \text{y\underline{ou}ng} && \text{wh\underline{o}} && \text{f\underline{u}ll}\end{align*}

2. Sort the words into these groups. Each word goes into just one group:

Words whose first vowel sound is...
[a] \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{a}}]\end{align*} [e]
dancing safely ready
grandfather gave yesterday
after play hello

3.

Words whose first vowel sound is...
\begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{e}}]\end{align*} [i] \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{i}}]\end{align*}
teachers sister hiding
even princess cycle
freeways dinners whitest
Words whose first vowel sound is...
[o] \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{o}}]\end{align*} [u]
watered show brother
mommy those young
often loading buzzing

5.

Words whose first vowel sound is...
\begin{align*}[\breve{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*} \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*} \begin{align*}[\mathrm{y} \bar{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*}
good rulers united
book who cutest
full moon

6. In the words above two ways to spell \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{a}}]\end{align*} are \begin{align*}\underline{<a>}\end{align*} and <ay> .

7. In the words above two ways to spell [e] are <e> and <ea> .

8. Three ways to spell \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{e}}]\end{align*} are <e> , <ee> , and <ea> .

9. Two ways to spell \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{i}}]\end{align*} are \begin{align*}\underline{<i>}\end{align*} and <y> .

10. Two ways to spell [o] are <o> and \begin{align*}\underline{<a>}\end{align*} .

11. Three ways to spell \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{O}}]\end{align*} are <o> , <ow> , and <oa>.

12. Three ways to spell [u] are \begin{align*}\underline{<u>}\end{align*} , <o> , and <ou>.

13. Two ways to spell \begin{align*}[\breve{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*} are <oo> and \begin{align*}\underline{<u>}\end{align*}.

14. Three ways to spell \begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*} are <o>, and <oo> .

15. One way to spell \begin{align*}[\mathrm{y}\bar{\mathrm{o o}}]\end{align*} is \begin{align*}\underline{<u>}\end{align*} .

word Venn. Inside the A circle put only words that contain the sound [a]. Insidecircle B put words that contain the sound [g], and inside circle C put words thatcontain [k].

\begin{align*}& \text{thinking} && \text{glasses} && \text{English} && \text{Knees} \\ & \text{thought} && \text{laughed} && \text{grandmother} && \text{ghosts} \\ & \text{watchdog} && \text{handcuffs} && \text{after} && \text{language} \\ & \text{cowgirl} && \text{daybreak} && \text{alcohol} && \text{dancing} \\ & \text{dogcatcher} && \text{through} && \text{square} && \text{catches} \end{align*}

Teaching Notes.

In Items 6-15 the answers are based on the 35 words listed in Item 1.

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