SVP SHORT STORIES

Short Vowel Phonics Short Stories has 16 stories in "chapter book" format and is written for struggling readers in Grades 2-4. The text is written in short vowel words, v-c and c-v-c pattern, and some stories that also include short vowel words with consonant blends. Six non-phonetic sight are used: a, as , has, his, is, the. Stories have 8 to 20 sentences. Worksheets are included to evaluate comprehension and phonics skills and to practice written expression. These stories are a compilation with/without modification of selected stories from Short Vowel Phonics 1 & 2 (minus the illustrations) along with additional new stories.


Table of Contents Short Vowel Phonics Short Stories

Chapter 1 short a words

  • The Rat (39 words)
  • Max and the Cap (54 words)
  • The Last Lap (36 words -- with consonant blend words)
  • Brad the Lad (52 words -- with consonant blend words)

Chapter 2 short i words

  • Dig, Dig, Dig (48 words)
  • Can Vic Fix It? (92 words -- with short a words)
  • The Twins Swim (76 words -- with consonant blend words)

Chapter 3 short o words

  • Hot Rods (63 words)
  • Jon and Jon's Dog (65 words)
  • Mom, Jon, and Tom Frost (93 words -- with consonant blend words)

Chapter 4 short u words

  • The Sub (109 words)
  • Bugs and Bats (55 words -- with short a, i, o words)
  • A Cub's Grub (63 words -- with consonant blend and silent consonants)

Chapter 5 short e words

  • Wet Jets (64 words)
  • Rent a Tent (157 words -- with consonant blend words)
  • A Sick Hen (105 words -- with short a, i, o, u words and endings "ck", "nt")

Below are samples from two stories:




Chapter 2

Can Vic Fix It?                                              

Vic has a big rig. Vic is in his big rig. The rig hits a big pin.    

Pssssssst.    

The rig quit. Vic is in a fix. Can Vic fix his big rig?    

(There is more to this story)


Worksheet:

Remembering the story, fill in the blank.

The rig hit a ________ and a __________.

Kim and Vic had _______ and _________ .

© 2008Patricia J. Norton


Chapter 3

Mom, Tom and Jon Frost                                                                       

Mom: "Tom! Jon! Mom has jobs."    

Jon got lost.

Mom: "Tom, slop the hogs."

Tom: "Stop the hogs?"

Mom: "Not! Tom, slop the hogs."

(There is more to this story)


Worksheet:

Remembering the story, fill in the blank:

Mom: "Tom, slop the ______________.

Mom drops on the ____________.

Write a sentence using the words:

frog and smog

© 2008Patricia J. Norton