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Short a words

There is only one way to spell the short /a/ sound: with the letter a.

William was absent during class today.
He was active in the field of science.
The actor got his cue to go on stage.
The band released their latest album to much praise.
I heard the roar of a wild animal.
When I drive I occasionally use an atlas.
He was the most infamous bandit in the county.
We rode to the pyramids by camel.
The pirate pulled a dagger from his belt.
A consignment of goods was sent from the factory.
The sculptor worked with a hammer and a chisel.
A broken ladder caused the accident.
If the print is to small you can magnify it.
There was panic when the ship started to sink.
Would your rabbit like a carrot?
There was a saddle on the horse.
It is colder in January than June.

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Learn about these words in Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u?

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Some th words
Short /e/ spelled ea: Set 1
Short /e/ spelled ea: Set 2
Short /i/ spelled y: Set 1
Short /i/ spelled y: Set 2
wa words
qua words
Short /u/ spelled o
Short /u/ spelled ou
Short /i/ spelled i

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