Is a long or short vowel?

When a vowel sounds like its name, this is called a long sound. A vowel letter can also have short sounds. Whether a vowel has a long sound, a short sound, or remains silent, depends on its position in a word and the letters around it. Click on the following vowel letters to hear their long and short sounds.

Also, what is the symbol for a long o?

The short vowels can represented by a curved symbol above the vowel: ă, ĕ, ĭ, ŏ, ŭ. The long vowels can be represented by a horizontal line above the vowel: ā, ē, ī, ō, ū. Here are some examples of short vowel words: at, egg, it, ox, up.

Is rule a long U sound?

The e” at the end of the word mule is a signal that means the previous vowel (usually the first vowel) is long. The (u) in the word mule, has a long sound because it ends with the magic “e” signal. Recall the long vowel rule: When two vowels go walking, the first one does the talking (it says its name).

Is dog a short o sound?

Find and write words that have a short O sound. Sample answers: Bob, jog, hot, odd, pop, Ron, soft, song. Circle the correct spelling of the words that have a short o sound, and then color the picture of the word. The words are mop, pot, sock, dog, frog, log, robin, dolphin, moth, doll.

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