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1M3 C16 L84 Long Vowel Picture Sort: “a,” “i”, “o” (all phases)

1M3 C16 L84 Long Vowel Picture Sort: “a,” “i”, “o” (all phases)

 Long Vowel Picture Sort

Teacher Preparation:

  • Teacher assigns or prepares to display the activity.


  1. Teacher models the activity by "reading" a picture card. Teacher drags the card to the appropriate vowel.
  2. Students begin by choosing a picture and “reading it,” and then deciding in which vowel to place it under. Teacher observes and helps students as needed.

Images include: frame, crane, whale, grapes, bride, smile, slime, drive, smoke, drone, broke, phone

Additional notes:

  • Frame, Crane, Whale, Grapes, Bride, Smile, Slime, Drive, Smoke, Drone, Broke, Phone