Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Distinguish Long and Short Vowels for One-Syllable Words: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.2.3 A

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Example Question #1 : Distinguish Long And Short Vowels For One Syllable Words: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rf.2.3 A

Which word does not belong with the others? 

Hint: Think of long and short vowels. 

Possible Answers:

Take

Fate

Bake

Tad

Correct answer:

Tad

Explanation:

Let's start by saying each of the answer choices out loud:

Take

Bake

Fate

Tad

Now, let's look at the vowels in each of the words. 

Take

Bake

Fate

Tad

All of the vowels are the letter a, but do they all sound the same? No, they do not. 

Take, bake, and fate all have a long vowel sound.

Tad has a short vowel sound. Since only one of the words has a short vowel sound, that is the word that does not belong with the others. 

Example Question #2 : Distinguish Long And Short Vowels For One Syllable Words: Ccss.Ela Literacy.Rf.2.3 A

Which word does not belong with the others? 

Hint: Think of long and short vowels. 

Possible Answers:

Bite

Win

Fit

Sit

Correct answer:

Bite

Explanation:

Let's start by saying each of the answer choices out loud:

Fit

Sit

Win

Bite

Now, let's look at the vowels in each of the words. 

Fit

Sit

Win

Bite

All of the vowels are the letter a, but do they all sound the same? No, they do not. 

Fit, sit, and win all have a short vowel sound.

Bite has a long vowel sound. Since only one of the words has a short vowel sound, that is the word that does not belong with the others. 

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