This phonics word sort for r-controlled vowels can be used to consolidate phonics knowledge of the r-controlled vowel sound ar.
Variety of uses include:
Introducing the phoneme and investigating patterns & rules
Consolidation or review worksheet
Literacy rotation activity
3 sorting options are included with all common spellings for the target phoneme:
Sort the pictures (words included)
Sort the pictures (no words)
Sort the words
2 templates are included, with and without space for a reflection about what students notice (e.g. the 'y' for /ee/ is found at the end of words, 'oi' is only found at the beginning or middle of words)
PLEASE NOTE: This resource has been made from an Australian accent perspective. There may be some differences to accents in other countries.
It assumes that /ar/ can be spelled in 2 different ways- 'ar' as in 'car' and 'a' as in 'bath'.