Long A Worksheets

Expose your child to a key reading skill with our free, printable long "a" worksheets! Although children may be initially tripped up by how the long "a" sound doesn't stick to one spelling but each time teams up with different spellings, like it does in "rake", "mail", "baby", and "agent", things will take a turn for the better as they start completing our long "a" worksheets pdf, equipped with answer key. A quick primer on the long "a" sound and its different spellings, our long "a" exercises that combine a range of fun activities amuse as much as they instruct.

These worksheets are appropriate for students in grade 1 and grade 2.

CCSS: RF.1.2.A

Completing Long A Names Spelled with A-E

Dive in to experience how the "crane" and "snake" take 1st grade children on a smooth long "a" ride in this beautiful spelling the long "a" activity! Observe each picture and complete the picture name by correctly spelling the long “a” sound.

Completing Long A Names Spelled with A-E

Finding Long A Words from Jumbles

Discover how the long "a" shapeshifts as you get acquainted with the "ai" spelling of this long vowel sound in this grade 1 activity, where you help reveal the long "a" name of each picture from the jumble of letters and write the word on the lines.

Finding Long A Words from Jumbles

Identifying and Coloring Long A Words

Not every word in this long "a" worksheet has a long "a" sound, but there are some that do and we're interested in them. Instruct children to color the chicks that carry a long "a" word. Watch out for a range of long "a" spellings!

Identifying and Coloring Long A Words

Circling and Writing Long A Words

A long vowel is a vowel that is pronounced the same as its name. As grade 2 kids answer this printable worksheet, they must make sure each long "a" word, one of the two in each pair, they choose and write separately matches this definition to a tee.

Circling and Writing Long A Words

Completing Sentences with Long A Words from the Box

Shepherd 2nd grade children through this long "a" worksheet pdf and have them completing sentences by choosing correct long "a" words, spelled with just the letter “a” or with combinations such as “ai”, “ay”, or “a_e”, from the word box.

Completing Sentences with Long A Words from the Box