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Phonics: Long U Vowel Sound

We have a large selection of phonics worksheets for teaching your students about the long u vowel sound. Words in this set include use, unicorn, unicycle, music, and cube.

Long U Vowel Sound: Phonics Worksheets

Cut and Glue Activities

Use scissors to cut out the long u word rectangles and a glue stick to attach them to the right picture.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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In "Using My Crayons", a boy is uses his crayons to draw a the USA, a cube, and a unicorn.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Print out this activity so your students can create little phonics flip books featuring words with a long u sound.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out the letter squares at the bottom of the page to form the words "cube" and "mule".
1st and 2nd Grades
The letter squares on this page can be cut out to form the words "tube" and "bugle".
1st and 2nd Grades
Form the words "glue" and "music" from the cut out letter squares on this worksheet.
1st and 2nd Grades
Print out this activity to have your students color, cut out, and assemble 12 pennants featuring long u words.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade


Figure out what the missing letters are for each word and write them in the boxes.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use crayons to color in the pictures that have a long u sound in their words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Find each long u word in the rows of jumbled up letters.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Students will draw a line to connect the picture on the left to the correct long u word on the right.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students can pick a color to use when coloring in the circles on this phonics worksheet to identify words that have a long u vowel sound in them.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students will have fun with this phonics activity forming the words with letter stampers.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Games & Learning Centers

The picture cards on this file are printable and are to be sorted into two groups: words that contain a long u vowel sound and those that don't.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
These cards are meant to be printed out and cut apart to use to practice reading and recognizing words with a long u vowel sound.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Similar to the picture sorting cards above, this group of cards are made up of only words and they need to be sorted into groups of words that have a long u sound and words that don't.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
There are twenty-five word cards to cut out on the first page and they can be used to rearrange to form sentences. Try using at least one long u word in each sentence.
1st and 2nd Grades
Practice reading long u words, such as use, cube, music, mute, pure, fuel, and unicorn.
1st and 2nd Grades
Hide these fifteen scavenger hunt cards around the classroom and set your students to find them. They can write their answers on the answer key until they find all fifteen of the long u words.
1st and 2nd Grades

Flash Cards, Sliders, and Word Wheels

This file has twenty-four flashcards that can be printed out and cut out to use for practice. Print on card stock paper to get more use out of them.
1st and 2nd Grades
Cut out the truck-shaped word slider to practice reading words with a long u sound.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Print out this word slider on card stock paper and cut out the picture and word strips along the dotted lines. Weave the word strip through the belly of the penguin and slide up and down to reveal long u words.
1st and 2nd Grades
Phonics word wheel: music, clue, use, blue, mule, tube, cube, menu.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
See also:
Short-U Vowel Sound

This page features words with a short-U vowel sound and has cut-and-glue activities, games, word wheels, and much more!

Long-U and Short-U (Mixed)

This page has students differentiating between a long-U and short-U vowel sound and has a coloring activity, a scavenger hunt, a card sorting activity, and more.

Full List of Phonics Topics

STW has thousands of phonics worksheets. Here is a complete list of topics, including consonant sounds, blends, long vowels, short vowels, r-controlled vowels, and diphthongs. We also have word family and sight word units.

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