• Unit 1 / Week 1 Spelling Focus

    Short Vowels


    You need to study the Spelling Focus and be ready for this week’s test.


    Spelling Focus

    Short Vowels


    When a single vowel is followed by a consonant, the vowel usually has a short sound.




    conflicts           ______________

    examples   ______________

    helpful      ______________

    imagine    ______________

    plans         ______________

    problems           ______________

    printed     ______________

    upset        ______________



    Frequently Misspelled Words:

    was __________   does__________   said__________   first __________



    one__________   won__________


    Suggestions for study of spelling focus and words to prepare for weekly spelling test:


    * First, have an adult give you a pretest.  The words spelled incorrectly on the pretest should be practiced. Correctly spelled words do not need to be practiced since you already know how to spell them.  J

    * You may choose some of the activities below to help you study and prepare for the test.

    * HONOR SYSTEM:  You do not need to turn in any activities with your HW packet.  Your test grade will tell me if you studied or not.  J


    Three Times                             Cheer your Words                     Computer Fun

    Rainbow Words               Backwards Words                     Friendly Words     

    Blue Vowels                     Pyramid Words                         Other Handed

    ABC Order                      Disappearing Words                 Spelling City