Vowel pairs can be a hard thing for new readers to master. Use these free printable vowel team charts to help them practice reading common vowel pairs!
Vowel teams are two vowels that are found next to each other in a word and work together to form one vowel sound, usually the long vowel sound.
This can be remembered by the following rhyme: When 2 vowels go out walking, the first one does the talking.
This means that when the 2 vowels are together the first vowel says its name. For example, in the “ai” team the long a sound is said.
Teaching students to recognize these common spelling patterns and the sounds they make will help them master key reading much faster.
How to Use the Vowel Team Charts
These charts are easy to print, PDF files.
They are color coded so that each vowel team stands out and can easily be spotted. The images on the charts can also give clues as to what sound the chart is about.
They can be printed and laminated and used as a poster in a classroom.
They can also be used as a reference sheet in your child’s reading binder.
The charts are also great for reading practice. Have your child or students read the words on the charts daily until they have mastered the sounds.
Download the Printable Vowel Team Charts Now
There are 5 different charts available to download.
The vowel teams included in these charts are: ai, ea, ie, oa, and ue.
To download simply click on the image or link for the chart you want.
These charts are free for personal or classroom use only.
“ai” Vowel Team Chart
“oa” Vowel Team Chart
“ea” Vowel Team Chart
“ie” Vowel Team Chart
“ue” Vowel Team Chart
You are free to use these printable vowel team charts for personal use at home or in the classroom. Please don’t share the file, but if you’d like to share the charts with friends, please forward this page to them so that they can download the file themselves. These downloads may not be used in any commercial fashion.
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