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Short a Words Emergent Reader

Beginning readers need lots of practice reading word family words and sight words. This free printable, short a words printable emergent reader is a great way for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders to gain fuency and confidence reading. Simply download pdf file, print, put together and have fun reading with the cute clipart and free emergent reader.

Beginning readers need lots of practice reading word family words and sight words. This free printable, short a words printable emergent reader is a great way for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders to gain fuency and confidence reading. Simply download pdf file, print, put together and have fun reading with the cute clipart and free emergent reader.

Short a Words

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love the practice this short a words activity gives to your preschoolers, prek, kindergartners, and grade 1 students. THey will not only improve reading short a vowel words, but recognizing and reading sight words, word families, and other short a words. This allows kids to work on fluency and become confident readers.

Short a worksheets

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

Reading Short A Words "a dad and a bag" with pictures and words for prek, kinderagrten, and grade 1 to read

Short a

Start out by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download << . The pdf file will open in a new window for you to print and save. Print that pages in color on cardstock for durability. THen cut the sheets in half to make two pages. Finally, staple the pages together to make your own free printable emergent reader.

free Sight Words Printable " a cat and a rat" for preschoolers, kindergartners, and first graders

Short A Activities

I love reviewing CVC words with magnetic letters.

It is such great practice to build words, and then sound them out. And if you can do it where they are only having to change the beginning sound or ending sound, it is even better. It forces our kiddos to find what sound is changing, and find the new letter to replace it.

  • Dad- – mad –  had – ham – hat- mat – fat – cat – cap
  • bag – nag – mag – man – fan – van –

Sight Words Printable

This book has a few sight words you may want to review before you begin reading.

You could put the sight words on a tic-tac-toe board and have your little one read the words every time they cross a spot off. It is an activity that takes only a few minutes to get ready but is so much fun.

Here are the words to work on:

  • the
  • and
  • on
  • is

Short a Printable to help kids work on reading readiness while rhyming

Short a worksheet

Though we may think interrogative is too big a word for young children, you will be amazed at what they can remember. This book has a couple of interrogative sentences in it.

Before reading, I highly recommend pointing out the question mark to your sweet little one. Discuss what is it. Tell them this is an interrogative sentence.

Then illustrate how you read these sentences aloud. You can even have them practice making up their own sentences, and using the correct intonation!

It is such a simple way to introduce sentences that are a question.

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Rachel

Rachel is a homeschool mom to four little ones, ages 2 to 6. She is a former public elementary teacher, and has recently began blogging at her page You’ve Got This.

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