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Ocean Animal Short /E/ Words Worksheets

Ready for these ocean animal short e words worksheets?

How did your kiddo handle the short /a/ words worksheets? Did they find it challenging enough? If so, did you grab the full free short /a/ pack as well? It was at the end of the short /a/ post so go back and grab it if you didn’t.

Today I am sharing a set of ocean animal short /e/ words worksheets to keep the learning going.

These colorful ocean animals short /e/ words worksheets are perfect for a beginning reader! Using short /e/ word families makes it easier!

ocean animal Short e 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 /e/ words, all the words will end in one of the following:

  • -eb
  • -ed
  • -eg
  • -em
  • -en
  • -et

 

What You Need

Please note that affiliate links are used below to help you find everything that I mentioned. 

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 ocean animal Short /e/ 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.

These colorful ocean animals short /e/ words worksheets are perfect for a beginning reader! Using short /e/ word families makes it easier!

The Challenging Version of the ocean animal short e words worksheets 

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.

These colorful ocean animals short /e/ words worksheets are perfect for a beginning reader! Using short /e/ word families makes it easier!

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 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.

 

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Joy Perry

Thursday 29th of March 2018

Hello, this is my first year homeschooling my 3,4,5 and 6 yr old special needs grandson. Your worksheets look amazing but I can’t get them to print, please help.