• Phonics

    vowels

     

    In 1st grade you have been learning to read CVC words (consonant-vowel-consonant) like t-a-p.tap words

    The CVC words have short vowel sounds.  Watch the video to review short vowel sounds. 

    Short Vowel Song

     

    You have learned the sounds for digraphs (2 letters, but 1 sound).  Watch the video to review digraph sounds.

                       wh      ch      sh

                       th       ck

    digraph sounds

     

    You have learned to blend the letters to use in CVC words.

                       bl        tr       sp

                       sl        br      sc

     

    You have begun to learn long vowel sounds.

    • the silent "e" at the end of the word making the vowel long (say its own name)  

                         cake       time

    • you were just learning the long vowel patterns

                         ai      ea

                         ee     oa

    Watch the video to review long vowel sounds

    long vowel song