r-Controlled Vowels: AR

These printables feature words with the r-controlled vowel sound made by the letters -ar.  Sometimes teachers informally referred to r-controlled vowel sounds as "Bossy R" sounds.

Use the -ar words from the box to complete each sentence.  The word box includes farm, car, art, park, and shark.
1st Grade
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Sort the words with bossy-r (ar) into two groups, depending on the number of syllables each word has.
1st Grade
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Read about a family who gets in a car, goes too far, and follows a star.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grades
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Search for hidden /ar/ words in the puzzle. The word box includes barn, cart, smart, start, mark and yarn.
1st Grade
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