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Beginning and Ending Sounds - Vowels - Worksheets

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PDF | 5 pages | Years: F - 2

Five worksheets with missing beginning and ending sounds.

Print the worksheets and have students write in the missing beginning and ending sounds.

Provided is one worksheet for each middle vowel sound.


  • ACELA1439

    Recognise and generate rhyming words, alliteration patterns, syllables and sounds (phonemes) in spoken words Elaborations recognising and producing rhyming words when listening to rhyming stories or rhymes, for example 'funny' and 'money' (Sk...

  • ACELA1457

    Manipulate phonemes in spoken words by addition, deletion and substitution of initial, medial and final phonemes to generate new words Elaborations  recognising words that start with a given sound, or end with a given sound, or have a given ...

  • ACELA1458

    Use short vowels, common long vowels, consonant digraphs and consonant blends when writing, and blend these to read single syllable wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of letters and sounds to write words with short vowels, for example ‘man’, ...

  • ACELA1459

    Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel soundElaborationsrecognising that letters can have more than one sound, for example the letter ‘u’ in ‘cut’, ‘put’, â€...

  • ACELA1471

    Understand how to use knowledge of digraphs, long vowels, blends and silent letters to spell one and two syllable words including some compound wordsElaborationsusing knowledge of known words to spell unknown words, for example using the word ‘...

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  • Lisa Donoghue
    The page with the picture of the bee ( _e_) is misleading because that will form the long e sound with the spelling choice 'ee'.
    • Kristian
      Hi Lisa, I completely agree it is misleading, especially for struggling students. We have changed 'bee' for 'leg' in this case. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.
  • Emily
    Hi, Is it possible to have these with just beginning missing and then another set with just ending missing? Thanks
    • Jill (Teach Starter)
      Hi Emily, Thank you for your suggestion. Can you please submit your request here and we will start working on it when it receives enough votes to be in our top ten - https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/ Kind regards Jill

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