Short vowel sound posters with sound, alternative spelling and examples.
Use these posters to help highlight the different short vowel sounds and some of their spelling alternatives.
Short vowel sounds include:
/a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/
Please note: These posters do not include all possible graphemes for each short vowel sound.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.
Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
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