Short Vowel "A"

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These lessons, with videos, examples, stories, and songs to help Grade 1 kids learn about the short vowel “A” and long vowel “A”. Learn the difference between short “a” words and long “a” words.

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The following diagram shows some examples of short A and long A words. Scroll down the page for more examples and stories using the short A and long A words.

Short A, Long A

“Short a” and “Long a” Words and Sentences

Chicken Jane and the fat cat
short a sound

Cliff Hanger and the marching band
short a

Short “a” story
Tackled and Paddled Hamburger

Chicken Jane and the bad ram
short “a”

What’s Cooking? - Slammed and Rammed Ham

Short “a” sound

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