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Phonics: Long U and Short U (Mixed)

Print out the worksheets on this page so your students can practice discerning the differences between the long and short u vowel sounds. Most activities align with Common Core Standard CCSS.RF.1.2a and CCSS.RF.2.3a.

Phonics Worksheets: Long U and Short U
Sort the eight picture cards into two columns on this phonics worksheet: words that have a short u sound and words with a long u sound.
1st Grade
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Use a red crayon to color pictures that have a short u sound and a blue crayon to color pictures that have a long u sound.
1st Grade
This illustrated horizontal word hunt features both words with long u sounds and short u sounds.
1st Grade
On this phonics worksheet, students have to listen to their teacher as 10 words are read and they have to circle or write down what they hear.
1st Grade
This printable file has 26 cards to be cut apart and sorted into groups of words with a short u sound and words with a long u sound. There are even 4 blank cards where you can write in your own words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out the cards and have students sort them into the correct category (long u or short u) based on the words the pictures represent.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Hide these fifteen scavenger hunt cards around the classroom and have your students search for them. On their answer sheets they will write the word and if it is short u sound or long u sound.
1st and 2nd Grades
The circles on this worksheet that contain words with a long u sound are to be colored blue and the circles with words with a short u sound should be colored red.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

See Also:

Short-U Vowel Sound

When learning about the short-U vowel sound, try out the printable phonics worksheets from this page.

Long-U Vowel Sound

This page has a wide variety of phonics worksheets and activities to help your students learn about the long-U vowel sound.

Phonics - Index

Find any of our phonics units from the index listing on this page.

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Printable Phonics Worksheets - Vowel Sounds- Short U Long U

Phonics Vowel Sounds Short U Long U - Printable Worksheets

Phonics Vowel Sounds Worksheets - Short U Long U

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