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Vowels Teaching Resources

A collection of resources relating to vowels and teaching them in your primary classroom. Use the series of posters to display r controlled vowel sounds, long vowel sounds, short vowel sounds and other vowel sounds. Also included are worksheets, long and short vowel flashcards, as well as fun hands-on activities including vowels bingo, vowel digraph roll games and vowel and consonant digraph spin games. Provide each student with a vowel digraph bookmark so they can refer to it when working with phonics.
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  • Go to Long A Words - Word Search teaching resource

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    Long A Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long a’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Long E Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long e’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Long O Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long o’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Long I Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long i’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Long U Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long u’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Go to OW and OU Words - Word Search teaching resource

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    OW and OU Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing ‘ow’ and ‘ou’ with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long OO Words - Word Search teaching resource

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    Long OO Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘long oo’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Short OO Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing some of the most common ‘short oo’ graphemes with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to OI and OY Words - Word Search teaching resource

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    OI and OY Words - Word Search

    Explore words containing ‘oi’ and ‘oy’ with this set of differentiated word searches.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Short and Long Vowel Sorting Activity - Spring teaching resource

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    Short and Long Vowel Sorting Activity - Spring

    Practise distinguishing short and long vowels with a fun literacy station sorting activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Year: 1
  • Go to Vowel Sorting Activity - Short and Long Vowels teaching resource

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    Vowel Sorting Activity - Short and Long Vowels

    Supplement your phonics lessons with an apple-themed vowel sound sorting activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Learn to Read Short I - Daily Phonics for Kids teaching resource

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    Learn to Read Short I - Daily Phonics for Kids

    Teach your students to read short I words with a daily digital phonics teaching presentation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: F
  • Go to Meet Magic E - Poster teaching resource

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    Meet Magic E - Poster

    Display this educational poster in your classroom to remind your students how words can be transformed by the magic e!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Magic E Wand and Word Cards teaching resource

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    Magic E Wand and Word Cards

    Explore the power of the magic e in CVCe words with this crafty phonics activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Magic E Words - Match-Up Activity teaching resource

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    Magic E Words - Match-Up Activity

    Explore words containing long vowel sounds created by the magic e.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to My Magic E Story - Mini-Book teaching resource

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    My Magic E Story - Mini-Book

    Practise reading and writing sentences with CVCe words with this magic e mini-book.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long I Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long I Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long i’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long A Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long A Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long a’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long E Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long E Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long e’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long O Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long O Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long o’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long OO Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long OO Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long oo’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to OW Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    OW Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the diphthong ‘ow’ with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 4
  • Go to Long or Short OO? - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long or Short OO? - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Identify the long and short 'oo' sound in one- and two-syllable words with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Long U Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Long U Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘long u’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to OI Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    OI Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the diphthong ‘oi’ with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Short OO Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards teaching resource

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    Short OO Graphemes - SCOOT! Task Cards

    Explore words containing graphemes that make the ‘short oo’ sound with this active classroom game that will get your students moving!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Vowel Digraphs Poster Pack teaching resource

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    Vowel Digraphs Poster Pack

    Expose your students to the most common vowel digraphs with this set of 24 posters.

    Teach Starter Publishing 24 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    Go to Sounds of 'OO' - Cut and Paste Worksheet teaching resource

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    Sounds of 'OO' - Cut and Paste Worksheet

    Sort words according to whether they contain a long or short ‘oo’ sound with this cut-and-paste worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Vowel Digraph Roll Game (Blue) teaching resource

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    Vowel Digraph Roll Game (Blue)

    A phonics game played in pairs and focusing on the following digraphs: ar, ai, ay, ee, ea and ey.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 1 - 4 Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Short and Long Vowels Interactive Activity teaching resource

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    Short and Long Vowels Interactive Activity

    Help develop students' phonemic awareness with this interactive activity on short and long vowel sounds.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Go to Colour By Vowel Sound - Winter Worksheet teaching resource

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    Colour By Vowel Sound - Winter Worksheet

    Use a chilly colour by vowel sound worksheet to bring a bit of Winter into the classroom this season.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
  • Go to Learn to Read Short A - Daily Phonics for Kids teaching resource

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    Learn to Read Short A - Daily Phonics for Kids

    Immerse your students in the short 'a' vowel sound with this comprehensive series of phonics activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: F