Foundational Reading Lesson - Distinguish Between Words with Long U and Short U, Grade 2

  • Activity 1 / Letter U

  • Activity 2 / Long Vowel Sounds: i, o, u

  • Activity 3 / Reading: Long U and Short U Sounds Worksheet

    When learning about short and long vowel sounds, the letter U is often confusing.  Extra practice is recommended for mastering this tricky sound.  With this worksheet, children read words with the long and short sound of U. Students then categorize each word by it’s long or short sound. This printout is a great addition to reading classes for instruction, practice or reteaching.

  • Activity 4 / Long and Short U Worksheet

    Liven up your next lesson on long and short vowels with this entertaining printout! This worksheet uses reading, listening and coloring-in to teach your students the difference between long and short «Us». First, get the children to read the words «tube» and «tub» one after the other, making sure they hear the different «U» sounds. Then reinforce what you have taught them by letting them color in the words and matching pictures. This is a great tool for injecting a bit of fun into your phonics class.

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