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

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