Phonics: Long-E and Short-E (Mixed)
The printables on this page require students to differentiate between the long-e and short-e vowel sounds. Most activities align with Common Core Standard CCSS.RF.1.2a and CCSS.RF.2.3a.
Each file has both short and long vowel sounds. If you're looking for worksheets on short-e only, please jump to our short-e page. If you're looking for long-e only, please jump to our long-e page.
This phonics worksheet has students using scissors and glue to sort the pictures of short-E words in the left column and pictures of long-E words in the right column.
Use a red crayon to color the pictures that have the short-E sound in their name and a blue crayon to color the pictures with a long-E sound in the name.
This phonics worksheet has 4 simple horizontal word hunts with both long-E words and short-E words to be found.
Read out a word for each group of words and have your students circle which one they hear. The last two questions, students will write down the word they hear.
Print out this scavenger hunt activity so your students can have fun while learning the differences between words with short-E vowel sounds and words with long-E vowel sounds.
1st and 2nd Grades
Using dabbers, markers, or crayons, color the words with a short-E sound blue and words with a long-E sound red.
Cut out and sort the word cards into 2 groups: Long e words and Short e words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This page has games and activities for learning only the short-e sound.Long-E Printables
Here you'll find worksheets for teaching only the long-e vowel sound.Full List of Phonics Topics
This page has links to scores of phonics topics, including long vowel sounds, short vowel shounds, blends, and digraphs, diphthongs.