Phonics & Phonemic Awareness: Long O, Short O

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In this short o book, A fox hops in a pot, in a box, and even on Mom.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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This book is about a boy in a rowboat. When he drops his oar in the water, he gets a tow.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Color the "Short O" words in the mystery picture illustration. What picture do you see when you're done? A sock!
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Complete each word by writing the missing letter. Words include mop, hot, cot, hog, pot, pop.
Pre-K through 1st Grades
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This worksheets has pictures of Long O words, spelled OA. Students write the missing letters. Then they write the word on the blank line.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Circle the six short o words in the box, then write the words in alphabetical order.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Spot is a funny, easy-to-read poem with basic short o words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This short vowel phonics poem has many short o words in it, such as stop, hot,top, pot, and hopping.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Cut the letters and make two short o words: box and pot.
Kindergarten Grade
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Cut the letters and make two short o words: fox and sock.
Kindergarten Grade
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Sort the words into 2 groups: Words with a Long O vowel sound and Short O vowel sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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The letters ow make a long o sound, as in show, or an /ow/ sound as in owl. Sort the ow word cards into two groups.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Look for capital and lowercase letter O. Practice writing the letter O o.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Listen as your teacher reads short o words. Circle the words as they are read to you.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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In this strange wildlife scene, your students can the otter eating onions and the ostrich by the orange tree.
Kindergarten Grade
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Long O and Short O
Word Wheels
Phonics word wheel to spin and read aloud: hot, not, on, stop, doll, job, mop, got.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Phonics word wheel: slow, so, go, code, poke, blow, snow, tow.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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This word family wheel has the words boat, goat, float, and throat.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This word family wheel has the words lock, stock, and rock, dock.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This word family wheel has the words look, took, shook, cook, book, and hook.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This set includes top, stop, hop, and chop.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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This set includes more, sore, tore, wore, store.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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These words include got, lot, cot, and dot.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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These words include mow, glow, tow, bow, and flow. (Double wheel)
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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These words include how, now, cow, pow, and wow.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Games
Students will love practicing Short O words with this whole-class card game.
Kindergarten and 1st Grades
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Word Ladders
Complete the word ladder puzzle by writing the missing letters in the words. Most words are short o. Word list includes: pot, cot, cop, pop, mop, map.
Pre-K through 1st Grades
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Students write basic CVC words with the short a and short o sounds. Words include: log, hog, hot, hat, mat, man.
Pre-K through 1st Grades
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See Also:
Phonics: Consonants (Basic)

Recommended for Second graders, first graders, and kindergarteners, these basic printable phonics worksheets focus on consonant sounds at the beginning and ends of words.

Phonics: Vowels (Basic)

Specially designed for emergent readers in Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade, these worksheets will help you teach long and short vowel sounds.

Phonics for Older Students (Advanced)

This set of worksheets for 2nd,3rd, and 4th grades is more challenging because they require basic reading skills.

Printing Letters

Copy and trace printing worksheets are terrific for building fine motor skills and improving handwriting.

Dolch Sight Words

Our Dolch sight word page includes flash cards and word spinners.