What is a vowel?

  • A vowel is a letter that represents the sound of an A, E, I, O, or U.
    • examples:  car, door, hat, fit, & sit
  • The letter "Y" can be a vowel only if it creates an A, E, I, O, or U sound.
    • examples:  my, cry, very, & carry
  • The opposite of a vowel is a consonant.

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Vowel Examples

The vowels are highlighted below, in red:
  • very
  • tree
  • man
  • at
  • pin
  • school
  • carry
  • yes
  • test
  • feel
  • study
  • food
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