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Vowels

Where is Short E?

(to the tune of "Frere Jacques/Where is
Thumbkin/Are You Sleeping?")

Where is short e? Where is short e?
Here I am, Here I am.
I am in a pet bed, elephant, and fresh bread.
/e/, /e/, /e/, /e/, /e/, /e/.


Be My Echo

(to the tune of "Frere Jacques/Where is
Thumbkin/Are You Sleeping?")

Be my echo (teacher)
Be my echo (students)
E says /e/ (teacher)
E says /e/ (students)
Elephant and enter (teacher)
" " " (students)
Eggs and elevator (teacher)
" " " (students)
/e/, /e/, /e/ (teacher)
/e/, /e/, /e/ (students)

(Can be used for any letter of the alphabet.)


Two Vowels Together


(to the tune of "Frere Jacques/Where is
Thumbkin/Are You Sleeping?")

I see two vowels (point to eyes)
I see two vowels,
I hear one (point to ears)
I hear one
First one does the talking (point to mouth)
Second keeps on walking (walk fingers)
Yes, indeed!
Yes, indeed!

Can you hear it?
Can you hear it?
Braid and beat
Goat and feet
I can hear just one vowel.
Do you hear just one vowel?
Yes, indeed!
Yes, indeed!


A is my name.
Two sounds I make.
Short a in lamb,
Long a in cake!

I is my name
Two sounds have I
Short i in pig,
Long i in pie!

O is my name
Two sounds I know
Short o in pot,
Long o in go!

E is my name
Two sounds for me
Short e in hen
Long e in he!

U is my name
Two sounds for you
Short u in cup
Long u in cue!


Vowel Cheer

Give me an "A"
Give me an "E"
Give me an "I"
Give me an "O"
Give me a "U"
What do you have?

VOWELS!!!!


Old Macdonald's Vowel Song

(to the tune of "Old Macdonald Had a Farm", this version is using short vowels, but you can change it for long vowels too)

Old Macdonald had a farm AEIOU...
and on this farm he had an lamb, AEIOU
with an AA here and an AA there
here an A there an A every where an AA
Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU

Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU
and on this farm he had a hen, AEIOU
with and EE here and a EE there
here an E there an E every where an EE
Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU

Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU
and on this farm he had a pig, AEIOU
with and II here and a II there
here an I there an I every where an II
Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU

Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU
and on this farm he had a dog, AEIOU
with and OO here and a OO there
here an O there an O every where an OO
Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU

Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU
and on this farm he had a duck, AEIOU
with and UU here and a UU there
here an U there an U every where an UU
Old MacDonald had a farm AEIOU.

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