Innovative
Classroom

Bell Work

Short A Sound

Get some pictures of objects that have the short 'a' sound as well as several that have other common sounds. You will need several sets of these pictures (one for each table). Have your kids pick out those pictures that have the short 'a' sound. Have them write the names of the objects for writing and spelling practice.

More Bell Work Ideas

Double Vowels
U.S. Presidents
Alphabet Circle
Social Security Numbers
Columbus Quote
"If" Response
Know Your States
States and Capitals
News Story Comparison
Where’s Thanksgiving?
Coin Sorting
Parts of Speech
Springtime Is
Yo-Yos
Math Puzzler
Candy Math
Love Quote Response
Word Problem Practice
Celebrate El Cinco
Olympic Cities
Learn About Explorers
What is Thanksgiving?
Objects in the Room
Languages of the World
Opinion and Fact Statements
Ireland
The Mariana Trench
Candy per House
Tangram Square
Valentine’s Day Symbols
Verb Hunt
European Countries
Describe Your Kitchen
Tongue Twisters
Sistine Chapel
Turkey - The Official Bird?
Costume Survey
Grocery Shopping
Admirable Athlete
Simon Says
Up with Current Events
Common Eye Color
Strings by Length
Guess the Ages
Mystery Animal
Prepositional Phrases
The Problem with Dice
Short Vowels
Count the F’s
Test Your Observation Skills