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Our decodable readers are designed using our carefully planned scope and sequence. The decodable readers include words with the focus phonics pattern and words with phonics patterns students have already learned. Explore our short vowel stories below. 

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Short Vowels

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Our decodable readers are designed using our carefully planned scope and sequence. The decodable readers include words with the focus phonics pattern and words with phonics patterns students have already learned. Explore our short vowel stories below. 

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Short Vowels

 

Get ready to embark on your decoding journey with our short vowel decodable readers. Each book offers ample opportunities to practice the specific sound-spelling pattern. Read each synopsis below. 

Decodable Books

Short A - Pat the Rat

Pat is small, gray, and cute. Most of all, he is a rat! Follow Pat the rat on his adventure. This story highlights short a words such as rat, can, mat, jam, and many more.

Short A - Dan the Man

Meet Dan, the man with a van! What interesting things will he share with us? Let’s read and find out! This story highlights short a words such as man, bat, cap, van, and many more.

Short E - I Met

In this story, we meet many friends! Let’s read and learn all about them. This story highlights short e words such as met, net, pen, and many more.

Short E - Ben and Red

Ben is a 10 year-old kid with a special pet. Can you guess what his pet is? This story highlights short e words such as ten, red, fed, and many more.

Short I - Kim the Kid

Kim is a kid like you! What things can she do at her age? Let’s find out together! This story highlights short i words such Kim, kid, mix, dip, and many more.

Short I - Jig the Pig

Let’s read about Jig the pig and all his favorite things! This story highlights short i words such as Jig, pig, sit, kid, and many more.

Short O - Pox the Fox

Meet Pox, the fox who likes to hop! This story highlights short o words such as Pox, fox, hop, cot, and many more.

Short O - It Is Hot

What does Mom want on a hot day? Let’s read and find out! This story highlights short o words such as hot, cob, pot, rot and many more.

Short U - Mub the Cub

Get to know Mub, the cub, by reading a story about his favorite things. This story highlights short u words such as cub, sun, tug, mud, and many more.

Short U - Fun

What do friends do for fun? Read this story and find out! This story highlights short u words such as fun, run, yum, hum, and many more.

Mixed CVC - Rin and Ran

Rin and Ran love to play. Discover what they do on a fun day. This story highlights mixed cvc words such as Rin, Ran, set, hop, tug, and many more.

Mixed CVC - Tim Can

Read about all the things Tim can do. This story highlights mixed cvc words such as Tim, fan, gum, pop, and many more.

Supporting Activities

In addition to the decodable readers, we provide opportunities for children to practice and experience each phonics pattern with multisensory activities and games. 

  • explicit, step-by-step lesson plans
  • mouth motion posters
  • 1-page assessing decoding sheets 
  • phonics games
  • decoding strategy posters