Lesson 1: Word Families and Long Vowel Review

Wrapping Up


Ask your child to come up with words for each of the following vowel sounds:
  • Long a (examples — rate, cake, tape)
  • Short i (examples — kit, big, sip)
  • Long i (examples — kite, hike, ripe)
  • Short e (examples — jet, hen, bed)
  • Long o (examples — hope, robe, doze)
  • Short u (examples — tub, run, pup)

Life Application

Encourage your child to find short and long vowel words in the environment around him (in his room, in the kitchen, at the grocery store and in other shops).