Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Long and Short Vowels
Practice with vowels in this Grade 1 English quiz.

Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Long and Short Vowels

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Long and short vowels need to be learned in order to pronounce the words correctly. They also help the student understand the meanings of words based on the pronunciation of them. The silent 'e' rule helps students figure out that this word most likely has a long vowel sound. Three-lettered words typically have a short vowel sound. In this quiz, the students will identify the words that contain the long and short vowel sounds.

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1.
Which word below has a short vowel sound?
Eat
Bake
Pot
Bite
Pot is the word that has the short 'o' sound in it.
2.
Which word has a short vowel sound?
Meet
Tell
See
Beat
Tell is the word with a short vowel sound in it.
3.
Which word has a short vowel sound?
Kit
Kite
Pile
Kind
Kit is the word that has a short 'i' sound in it.
4.
Which word has a short vowel sound?
Zone
Dole
Doll
Bowl
Doll has the short 'o' sound in it.
5.
Which word has a short vowel sound?
Cute
Dupe
Spun
Cube
Spun is the word that has a short 'u' sound.
6.
Which word has a long vowel sound?
Trap
Tap
Tape
Tall
Tape is the word with the long vowel sound.
7.
Which word has a long vowel sound?
Here
Set
Test
Desk
Here contains the long 'e' vowel sound.
8.
Which word has a long vowel sound?
Pick
Lift
Shin
Pike
Pike contains the long 'i' sound.
9.
Which word has a long vowel sound?
Knot
Cops
Rope
Slop
Rope is the word that has the long vowel sound.
10.
Which word has a long vowel sound?
Hugs
Huge
Cuts
Must
Huge has a long 'u' sound in it.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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