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Vowels Teaching Resources

A collection of resources relating to vowels and teaching them in your elementary 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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    Vowel Sounds Parking Lot Game

    Learn to differentiate long and short vowel sounds with this set of vowel cards and picture game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Four in a Row Game - i_e Words

    Practice decoding long 'i' silent final ‘e’ words with this set of 18 word cards and picture game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final 'e' Picture Puzzle - o_e

    Practice decoding words with long 'o' vowel sounds and final ‘e’ conventions with this 15-piece picture puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Teams Bingo AY

    Practice decoding words that include the AY long /a/ vowel team sound with this BINGO game for up to 20 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final e BINGO - A_E

    Decode final e words with the long a vowel sound using this set of 20 bingo game boards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: K - 2
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    SMASH IT! Vowels Game

    Distinguish between long and short vowel sounds with this set of 5 game boards and vowel letter cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Teams Bingo OA

    Practice decoding words with OA vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds with this BINGO game for up to 18 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final 'e' Board Game - I_E

    Practice decoding final -e conventions for representing the long 'i' vowel sound with our board game and set of word cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Long and Short Vowel Sounds Dominoes

    Distinguish between long and short vowel sounds with this set of 28 dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: K - 1
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    Vowel Teams Sort EE, EA, and EY

    Decode words with EE, EA, or EY long "e" vowel teams using 18 picture cards with sorting mats.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Building Sundaes Game - Vowel Teams (OA, OW, OE, and EY)

    Decode words with OA, OW, OE, and EY long vowel teams by crafting cute desserts!

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final e BINGO - O_E

    Decode final e words with the long o vowel sound using this set of 20 bingo game boards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: K - 2
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    Four In A Row - OA, OW, and OE

    Decode words with OA, OW, and OE vowel teams representing the long 'o' vowel sound.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Teams Bingo IE

    Practice decoding words that use the IE vowel team with this BINGO game for up to 20 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final 'e' Board Game - O_E

    Practice decoding final -e conventions for representing the long 'o' vowel sound with our board game and set of word cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 1 - 2
  • Preview image for Vowel Teams Bingo EE - teaching resource

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    Vowel Teams Bingo EE

    Practice decoding words that use the EE vowel team convention with this BINGO game for up to 20 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final 'e' Picture Puzzle - i_e

    Practice decoding words with long 'i' vowel sounds and final ‘e’ conventions with this 15-piece picture puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Four in a Row Game - o_e Words

    Practice decoding long 'o' silent final ‘e’ words with this set of 18-word cards and picture game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final e Board Game - A_E

    Practice decoding final -e conventions for representing the long 'a' vowel sound with our board game and set of word cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Four in a Row Game - a_e Words

    Practice decoding long 'a' silent final ‘e’ words with this set of 18 word cards and picture game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final 'e' Picture Puzzle - a_e

    Practice decoding words with long "a" vowel sounds and final "e" conventions with this 15-piece picture puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Building Sundaes Game - Vowel Teams (AI, AY, EE, and EA)

    Decode words with ay, ai, ea, and ee long vowel teams by crafting cute desserts!

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Long and Short Vowel Sounds Board Game

    Practice distinguishing between long and short vowel sounds with this set of 36 picture cards and vowel sound game board.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Final e BINGO - I_E

    Decode final e words with the long i vowel sound using this set of 20 bingo game boards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: K - 2
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    Vowel Teams Sort OA, OW, and OE

    Decode words with "oa", "oe", or "ow" long "o" vowel teams using 18 picture cards with sorting mats.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Teams Bingo EA

    Practice decoding words that include the EA long /e/ vowel team sound with this BINGO game for up to 20 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Team Dominoes - OA, OW, and OE

    Decode words with oa, ow, and oe vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds using this set of 28 dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Differentiating Long and Short Vowels - Interactive PowerPoint

    Practice differentiating between long and short vowel sounds with this interactive PowerPoint.

    Teach Starter Publishing 36 pages Grades: K - 2
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    Final 'e' Sorting Activity

    Practice decoding final -e conventions with this set of 18 sorting cards representing long 'a', 'i', and 'o' vowel sounds.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Four In A Row - EE, EA, and EY

    Decode words with EE, EA, and EY vowel teams representing the long 'e' vowel sound.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Teams Bingo AI

    Practice decoding words that use the AI vowel team convention with this BINGO game for up to 20 players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Vowel Team Dominoes - EE, EA, and EY

    Decode words with ee, ea, and ey vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds using this set of 26 dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2