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Fruits and Vegetables Short /u/ Words Worksheets

Fruits and Vegetables Short /u/ Words Worksheets

You have made it to Day 9 of the 10 Days of Teaching Phonics series! Congrats- the end is near. By now I am positive you have grabbed all the free resources that will help you teach your kids. You’ve also taken note of all the activities that can be done and I know you also grabbed the free Simple Lesson Planner for Printables.

Allow your kids to play and learn with these free fruits and vegetables short /u/ words worksheets! Just print the sheets and play!

Fruits and Vegetables Short U Words

On the off chance that you missed out a few of the days, simply click 10 Days of Teaching Phonics, scroll to the end, and check out all the links. If you don’t want to do that then let me give you the quick version here.

We have spoken about how and when it’s best to be teaching phonics, our favorite phonics apps, and songs as well as a free short vowel chart. I have also shared a set of free letter sounds cards as well as farm short /a/ words worksheets and a set of ocean animals short /e/ words worksheets. There has also been a set of pets short /i/ words worksheets and as of yesterday, a set of Goldilocks short /o/ words worksheets.

Fruits and Vegetables Short u Words Worksheets

Just a quick reminder: this series teaches all the short vowel sounds with the help of word families. And because we are looking at the short /u/ words, all the words will end in one of the following:

  • -ub
  • -ud
  • -ug
  • -um
  • -un
  • -up
  • -us
  • -ut
  • -ux

What You Need for the fruits and vegetables short u words activity

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To create this activity for your kids, you need a few things first. The worksheets can be found at the end of the post. Simply click the box that says CLICK TO GET YOUR DOWNLOAD.

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How To Use The Short /u/ Words Worksheets

Now that you have gathered everything you need to follow the instructions below to get started.

  1. Print the pages on printing paper and then use a paper trimmer to cut out the cards.
  2. Decide on the two-word families you will be working on as well as what version you will be using. Gather all the cards and mats needed

The Simpler Version

This version allows your child to sort the vowel sounds by looking at both the word and the picture. The word family endings are also in red to make it more obvious.

Allow your kids to play and learn with these free fruits and vegetables short /u/ words worksheets! Just print the sheets and play!

The Challenging Version

If your child finds the simpler version too simple then this version is perfect. In order to do this activity your child has to:

  • pick a picture card with no words (from the 2 sets you decided on previously)
  • think about what word family it belongs to and find the matching sheet
  • write the word on that mat.

Allow your kids to play and learn with these free fruits and vegetables short /u/ words worksheets! Just print the sheets and play!

If your child is not at the level to write, and that’s perfectly normal, then simply have them stamp the words with stamps. They can even use letter tiles to help.

Other Ways To Use This FRUITS AND VEGETABLES SHORT U WORDS Pack

You can also allow your child to match the picture cards with the words. Simply use the spelling tiles, or write the short a words on post-its or strips of paper. Have them sound out the word and find the correct picture. Click here to subscribe

Or just grab the short /u/ words worksheets mini pack below

Fay

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

Amazing! Thank you so much for these.

Alecia Francois

Friday 28th of July 2017

You are welcome Fay!

Jessica Madsen

Tuesday 25th of July 2017

These sheets are great! It's so hard to find good short vowel work that's more than just initial sounds. Thank you!

Alecia Francois

Friday 28th of July 2017

You are welcome Jessica!

Annie

Monday 24th of July 2017

Thank you so much for these short vowel activities. You have saved me a great deal of prep time!

Annie

Monday 24th of July 2017

Alecia, Thank you so much for these short vowel activities! You have saved me hours in prep time!