This pack of worksheets has you find and write whole or parts of words that have long and short "O" vowel sounds.

The letter combinations/pairing of: o_e, oa, ow, oe can also make the long "o" sound. Here is an interesting "o" word for you, did you know the name for "pound" key (#) it's "octothrope". I guess hashtags weren't a thing when they dreamt up that word. Another cool fact, the word "dreamt" is the only English word to end with the letters "mt".

The most common long "o" words are: go, so, no, bone, joke, rose, close, boat and soap. The most common short "o" words are: cop, dog, hot, jog, mom, mop, pot, son and won.

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Long and Short O Vowel Sounds Worksheets

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The Long O Sound

Circle the objects that have a long O (ō) sound. Then write the word under the picture.

Short O (ŏ) Words

Circle the short a words. Within- mop, stop, stoke, rope, rob, pot, hobble, agony, from, sober, sopping, frozen.

Long O, Short O

Color the Long O words RED. Color the Short O words BLUE. Color all other words GREEN.

Fill Up The Box

Complete each sentence with a Long O word from the word box.

Circle and Say It!

Draw that line to make yourself understand your longs and shorts.

Short o Search

Say the name of the picture. Circle the word.

Long O Word Search

Joe loved music, and his favorite instrument was the oboe. Joe took oboe lessons. He learned to play loud and he learned to play soft. He learned to play fast and he learned to play slow. He was soon ready to perform, and his teacher asked him if he would be in a show.

Cut and Glue

Cut out the pictures. Glue them next to the correct short O words.

Short O Worksheet

Say the name of each picture. If it has a short o sound, draw a line to connect the picture to the short o. Can you think of two things whose name contains the short a sound?

Long O | Short O

Read each word. Does it have a long O (ō) sound, or a short O (ŏ) sound? Color in the circle next to the correct sound.

Short o and o_e Words

Read each word. Then add an e. Read the new word and write it on the line.

Short o Words

Read each word. Then draw a picture of it.

Long o | o__e Words

Draw a line to match each picture to the correct word.

Short o Words

Name each picture. Spell its name on the line.

Can You Hear the Short O (ŏ)?

Circle the word in each set that starts with a short o (ŏ) sound.