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Long vowels


Curipod generated lesson: "Long vowels". #1-4

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1. Open question
180 seconds
Why do some people think that learning about long vowels can be more challenging than other areas of language arts?
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name a word with a long vowel sound?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Long vowels sound like their name, such as the 'a' in 'cake' and the 'e' in 'me.' Long vowels can be made with two letters, like 'ea' in 'meat.' Long vowels are different than short vowels, like the 'a' in 'cat.'
Long Vowel Sounds
4. Slide
60 seconds
Vowel Digraphs are two letters that make one sound. Examples are ai, ee, oo, and oa. A Long Vowel is a vowel sound that is held longer than a short vowel. For example, the 'e' in 'bee' is a long vowel. When two vowels are together, the first vowel is usually long. For example, the 'a' in 'boat' is a long vowel.
5. Slide
60 seconds
The English language has 12 long vowels, while other languages like Japanese and Finnish have only 5. The word 'eagle' is the only word in the English language that has all five long vowels in a row. Some words in English contain two long vowels, such as 'beetle' and 'skiing'.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
What is a long vowel sound? Can you give me an example of a word that has a long vowel sound?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What are some examples of words with short and long vowel sounds? Can you give me an example of each?
8. Open question
300 seconds
Which words did you find most challenging when learning about long vowels?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
What strategies did you use to help you remember how to pronounce words with long vowel sounds?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Create a drawing of a monster that lives in a secret treehouse in your backyard! Include as many details as you can think of, such as the monster's size and shape, the treehouse's decorations, and any other creatures that live in the treehouse. Have fun and be creative!
11. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: How can we spell the sound of a long vowel? Clues: • Think of a word with the same sound • Long vowels have a silent 'e' at the end • Look for 2 vowels together with no other letters between them In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a picture of 3 long vowel words B. Write 3 long vowel words and have your partner guess the sound
12. Poll
60 seconds
Which word has a long 'a' sound?
  • cat
  • cake
  • cot
  • cape
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which word has a long 'e' sound?
  • pet
  • peg
  • pea
  • pee
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which word has a long 'i' sound?
  • fin
  • fit
  • fib
  • fee
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which word has a long 'o' sound?
  • cot
  • mop
  • mat
  • mop
16. Poll
60 seconds
Which word has a long 'u' sound?
  • sun
  • sit
  • sum
  • sut
17. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between the long and short sounds of the vowel "A"?

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