Phonics & Phonemic Awareness: Short O

This page contains phonics worksheets and printables for teaching students about words with a short-O vowel sound.

English/Language Arts
Cut & Glue Activities
Cut out the short-O words and then glue them to the correct picture.
1st and 2nd Grades
In this short o book, A fox hops in a pot, in a box, and even on Mom.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Use scissors to cut along the dotted lines and use glue or a stapler to affix them together to form a phonics flip book.
1st and 2nd Grades
Cut the letters and make two short o words: fox and sock.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut the letters and make two short o words: box and pot.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students will cut out the seven letter squares on the bottom of this page to form the words "lock" and "top".
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This printable cut-and-glue activity has 17 pennants of words with a short-o sound (ex. clock, sock, dots, stop, and drop).
1st and 2nd Grades
Worksheets
Write the missing letter for each word and then write the word on the lines.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Complete each word by writing the missing letter. Words include mop, hot, cot, hog, pot, pop.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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 Grade
Color the pictures, trace along the dotted lines, and then write the words on the ruled lines.
1st Grade
On this printable phonics worksheet, color only the pictures of words that have a short-o vowel sound.
1st Grade
Look at the picture and color the letter circles to make the word. Then write the word on the lines.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use crayons or a bingo dabber to mark the letters that make up the words fox, mop, pot, and pop.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Find the short-O word that is pictured on the left side of the page within each row of this horizontal word search.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Find the short-o word in each horizontal set of letters. Words include fox, pot, top, and doll.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Search for 7 short-o words in the letter groups.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Listen as your teacher reads short o words. Circle the words as they are read to you.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Draw lines to match each picture to the correct short-O word.
1st Grade
This printable worksheet has eight sets of primary-ruled lines for students to try to think up and write as many words with a short-O vowel sound as they can.
1st and 2nd Grades
Students can use this web-shaped graphic organizer to help think up more words that have the short-O vowel sound.
1st and 2nd Grades
Circle the short-O words in the box. Then write those words in alphabetical order on the lines below.
1st and 2nd Grades
Circle the six short o words in the box, then write the words in alphabetical order.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Color the "Short O" words in the mystery picture illustration. What picture do you see when you're done? A sock!
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Spot is a funny, easy-to-read poem with basic short o words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This short vowel phonics poem has many short o words in it, such as stop, hot, top, pot, and hopping.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Challenge your students to find all of the words on this worksheet that have a short-O sound. Once found, color in the circle with a crayon, marker, or bingo dabber.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students will have fun using letter stampers to form each word in the space provided.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Look for capital and lowercase letter O. Practice writing the letter O o.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Games & Learning Centers
The objective for this activity is for students to sort the pictures into two groups: words that have the short-O vowel sound and those that don't.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
This printable has fifteen picture cards and fifteen matching word cards featuring words with a short-O sound. Use these cards for a memory match game or some other learning activity.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Print these phonics cards on thick paper or card stock, then cut along the dotted lines to form individual cards. Then the words can be sorted into groups of short-O words and those that don't.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Use scissors to cut out the twenty-five word squares on this printable and rearrange them to form sentences using at least one short-O word in each one.
1st and 2nd Grades
Students will love practicing Short O words with this whole-class card game.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This printable phonics activity will provide a fun way for your students to learn about words with a short-O vowel sound.
1st and 2nd Grades
Flashcards and Word Wheels
This printable file has 36 cut-apart flashcards featuring short-O words for students to study from.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Phonics word wheel to spin and read aloud: hot, not, on, stop, doll, job, mop, got.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
This word family wheel has the words lock, stock, and rock, dock.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This word family wheel has the words look, took, shook, cook, book, and hook.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This set includes top, stop, hop, and chop.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
These words include got, lot, cot, and dot.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
These words include how, now, cow, pow, and wow.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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 Grade
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 Grade
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