Set 1: 10 Short Vowel Word Sliders – download only

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Word Sliders have multiple uses for young readers

  • You can use the short vowel sliders to learn the concept of rhyming. 
  • You can use them for the phonological awareness activity of changing the first sound in a word, as in, “Say pat, now say pat again but instead of /p/ say /b/ (bat).”
  • You can use them for beginning decoders, making sound blending a word easier by only changing the first sound but keeping the ending the same.

The 3 short vowel slider sets (Sets 1-3) generally progress from the name of the slider picture, to 3 letter words, with easiest letters to blend first (such as f, h, j, l, m, n, r, s, v, w, y, or z), to 4 letters, starting with digraphs and then beginning blends. You can print a total of 2 sliders for each picture card, or double-side on heavy paper, so that you have one strip for each picture card. Double sided printing is facilitated by extra wide bands of color to compensate for inaccuracies in printing. Cut guide-lines help with cutting them out. If double-sided printing doesn’t work for you, print all 4 pages separately.

Set 1 Includes 3 documents and requires legal size paper

One document has picture cards (two on each of 5 sheets of paper), the second is a set of sliders to be printed on letter size paper. A third document is the set of sliders which requires legal size paper for 12″ sliders. Because this website will only allow one download per product, when you order you will be able to download the 5 pages of card pictures (2 per page), and the 2 documents with the actual slider strips will then be emailed to you.

  • All short vowels with one slider for changing the initial sound.
  • Endings: at, ag, ed, en, ip, ig, ot, op, ub, ug.

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