Phonics & Phonemic Awareness: Long E, Short E

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A mini-book with lots of short e words, including Jen, net, nest, tent, and wet.
Kindergarten Grade
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I see the bee. Do you see a bee? The bee is in a tree. The bee is on a seed.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Circle the six short e words in the box, then write the words in alphabetical order.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This short vowel phonics poem has many short e words in it, including beg, egg, get, pen, red, and end.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This short vowel phonics poem has many short e words in it, including wet, pet, fetch, and better.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Cut the letters and make two short e words: hen and jet.
Kindergarten Grade
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Cut the letters and make two short e words: pen and nest.
Kindergarten Grade
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Sort the words into 2 groups: Long e words and Short e words
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Listen as your teacher reads words. Circle the correct words on your paper.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This page has a picture of a egg and an elephant. First color the illustrations, then practice writing the letters E and e.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Long E and Short E Word Wheels
Phonics word wheel to spin and read the word: rest, fed, bed, tell, well, pet, let, best
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Phonics word wheel to spin and read the word: we, see, bee, feet, beep, keep, meet, me
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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This phonics wheel has heal, teal, seal, meal, steal, and real.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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The -ear phonics circle has pear, tear, hear, and near.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Phonics spinner has: seat, beat, neat, meat, wheat, and heat
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Phonics word wheel: sled, red, fed, and led.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This phonics wheel has wheel, peel, and feel.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Black and white version: deep, beep, sweep, sleep, keep, and sheep
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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The -eet phonics family includes: greet, beet, feet, and street
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Phonics word wheel: well, spell, tell, bell, smell, and sell
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Phonics word wheel: friend, lend, spend, send, bend
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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The -ent phonics circle has cent, spent, dent, tent, and rent.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This word family set has only four words: were, there, here, and where
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Games and Puzzles
Practice reading Short E words with this whole-class card game.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This word ladder puzzle can be used to help students build basic three-letter words with the short a and short e sounds. Words include: jet, pet, pen, pan, fan, can.
Pre-K through 1st Grades
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See Also:
Phonics: Consonants (Basic)

Basic phonics worksheets and sorting activities with beginning and ending consonant sounds; Recommended for Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade

Phonics: Vowels (Basic)

Basic phonics printables with long and short vowel sounds; Specially designed for students in Kindergarten 1st grade, and 2nd Grade.

Phonics: Vowels (Advanced)

More challenging vowel worksheets for older students in 2nd,3rd, and 4th grades.

Printing Letters

Printing (manuscript) worksheets for each letter of the alphabet.

Dolch Sight Words

Printable flash cards and word wheels for the two-hundred twenty Dolch sight words.