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"Preparing Minds for the Future;
Souls for Eternity!"

Lesson 10

Short Vowels a, i, o, u

Spelling Focus: Short a is usually spelled a: band. Short i is usually spelled i: into. Short o is usually o: pond. Short u is usually spelled u, but it is also often spelled ou: cut, trouble.

  1. band
  2. cash
  3. into *
  4. river
  5. with *
  6. pond
  7. block
  8. forgot
  9. trouble
  10. young
  11. January
  12. blanket
  13. backpack
  14. finger
  15. window
  16. closet
  17. chop
  18. cousin *
  19. couple
  20. tough

*indicates words that are most commonly misspelled by fourth graders in their writing.