long vowel sounds chart

long vowel sounds chart

Long vowels are used to refer to the vowel sounds whose pronunciation is the same as its letter name. The long vowel sound is also called ‘alphabet sound.’ I am sharing these colorful long vowel sounds chart for sounds ai ay ee ea ie igh oa ow ue ew. You can also display these on the wall.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ai words for kindergarten and first grade

ai words list



This ‘long vowel sounds chart’ Pack is best when long vowel sounds are being introduced. The sound ai is highlighted in pink color so it is easy for our little readers to identify.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ay words list for kindergarten and first grade

ay words list



The sound ay is highlighted in green color.  In these words list, I have used the simplest of words for all the long vowel sounds.

To practice long vowel a, please check this introductory pack of 12 free ai and ay worksheets. It will be an ideal pack to try after the child has finished reading the ai and ay words.

 

ee words list for kindergarten and first grade

ee words list



The next long vowel sounds chart is for long vowel sound e.

When children are introduced to long vowel sounds, it takes them time to register that two vowels are coming together to form one sound. Therefore, for ease in reading, the long vowel sounds are highlighted in a different color.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ea words for kindergarten and first grade

ea words list



Sound ea – pea, tea, sea, etc. Watch your child read and understand the ea words with ease.

To practice long vowel e, please check this introductory pack of 12 free ee and ea worksheets. It will be an ideal pack to try after the child has finished reading the ea and ee words.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ie words for kindergarten and first grade

ie words list



Long vowel i- ie

pie

tie

magpie

 

long vowel sounds chart for igh words for kindergarten and first grade

igh words list



Sound igh can be trickier since 3 letters are coming to form the alphabet sound i.

Check this free pack to practice writing long vowel words.

 

long vowel sounds chart for oa words for kindergarten and first grade

oa words



Sound oa – boat, goat, toad, soap, load, etc.

The oa sound is highlighted in green. These long vowel sounds will add 100’s of words to your child’s vocabulary.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ow words for kindergarten and first grade

ow words



In the above long vowel sounds chart,  sound ow makes the alphabet sound ‘o.’

To practice long vowel o, please check this introductory pack of 12 free oa and ow worksheets. It will be an ideal pack to try after the child has finished reading the oa and ow words.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ue words for kindergarten and first grade

ue words



Sound ue makes the alphabet sound ‘u’ or ‘oo’. There are not many words with this ‘ue’ sound.

You can try this pack to practice matching  ‘ue’ words with its pictures.

 

long vowel sounds chart for ew words for kindergarten and first grade

ew words



Sound ‘ew’ makes the alphabet sound ‘u’ or ‘oo’

Read the words and practice this and other long vowel sounds with this pack of worksheets.

 

long vowels sound words poster for kindergarten and first grade


I have also created these reading cards for long vowel sounds. There are 4 cards on each A4 sheet. Print out these ‘long vowel sounds chart‘ on card stock. Since these cards will be used heavily, you can laminate them for durability. If card stock is not possible, try 100 GSM A4 sheets like these.

 

long vowel sound words list for kindergarten and first grade


You can punch these cards to make holes and put a binder ring through these holes to keep the cards together.

 

long vowels sound words list for kindergarten and first grade

long vowel sounds chart



This ‘long vowel sounds chart‘ pack is a subscriber freebie.