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