Short U Worksheets

Upstage your peers by boasting and practicing with our free, printable short "u" worksheets! Read the words and picture names aloud to get your head around the short sound of the letter "u". To spell out the phonic rule that applies here, when the letter "u" is followed by only consonants, as in "pup", "mug", and "nuts", it makes a short sound. Say hello to the short "u" sound with pdf activities and exercises that are as brimful of fun and frolic as they are of learning and practice. Identify short "u" words, color pictures whose names have a short "u" sound, and more.

Our short "u" worksheets help phonemically upskill children in grade 1 and grade 2.

CCSS: RF.1.2.A

Coloring Pictures with the Short U Sound

Bunch up with your peers to color pictures whose names contain a short "u" sound. The short "u" pictures you're scouting for, to answer this task, include a small and sweet cake, a young lion, and a large road vehicle used for transporting goods, and more.

Coloring Pictures with the Short U Sound

Tracing and Writing Short U Words

This short "u" worksheet is so filled with adorable pictures that children in grade 1 and grade 2 will be nuts about tracing and writing the short "u" name of each picture here. Enjoy another fresh uptake of short "u" words!

Tracing and Writing Short U Words

Coloring Bubbles with Short U Sound

Distinguish between words that have a short "u" sound and words that don't. If you closely read words like "spun" and "crumb" to find when the letter "u" makes a short sound, it won't be long before you go right to the top of the tree in the short "u" sound.

Coloring Bubbles with Short U Sound

Completing Sentences Using Short U Words from the Box

Instruct 1st grade and 2nd grade children to get their ducks in a row before they read each sentence in this pdf short "u" worksheet and to complete it using an appropriate short "u" word from the box. Let them learn and use many new short "u" words.

Completing Sentences Using Short U Words from the Box

Highlighting Short U Words in a Passage

Buck's birthday is a spectacle of short "u" words. He has a short "u" cake, and the cake has lots of a short "u" thing on the top. Dad buys him a short "u" present, too. Find the short "u" words in this printable passage from our short "u" worksheets.

Highlighting Short U Words in a Passage