Friday, 18 October, 2019

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A and AN – articles


Articles A and AN set of worksheets for grade 1, grade 2 and grade 3

How do we decide when to say A and when to say AN?

A and AN are both indefinite articles and they have the same meaning,

The rule is really very simple. It depends on theĀ soundĀ at the beginning of the next word. It is the sound that matters, not the spelling.

When do we use ‘a’?

‘A’ is used before the words that begin with a consonant.

When do we use ‘an?’

‘AN’ is used before the words that begin with a vowel sound.

You can read more in detail about ‘Articles- A and AN’ in my blog post by clicking on the A-AN image below. You can download this poster too in the same post

A and AN compared in detail in this poster with examples
To A or to AN?

Today, I will be sharing a free set for a-an worksheets. Let’s discuss them.

what are vowels and consonants?
Vowel and consonant worksheet

Colour the vowel pumpkins ‘blue’ and consonant pumpkins ‘red.’

Let us discuss vowels and consonants.
Consonants and Vowels!

Understanding vowels and consonants better.

Discussing letter,s alphabets, consonants and vowels.
Letters and alphabets

Understanding alphabetical order, vowels and consonants better.

Practice on using articles a and an correctly
A and an usage

When to use ‘a’ and when to use ‘an’?

Understand the usage of a and an
A or AN?

Fill is the blanks with ‘a’ or ‘an’.

A or AN- What will come before these pictures?
To ‘a’ or to ‘an’?

This will be a particularly challenging and confusing worksheet for children since there are only pictures and no names for the pictures, The child has to decide between the article ‘a’ and ‘an’ seeing just the picture.

Answers: an igloo, an eye, an ice cream, an ant, an apple, a tree, an elephant, a mushroom, a banana, an owl, a watermelon, a rabbit, a horse, a kit and a fly.

learn to use a and an correctly
Complete the sentence using ‘a or an’

You can download this resource by clicking on the pack below.

Understand the usage of a and an
To ‘a’ or to ‘an’?

I hope you find this resource useful.

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Hi! I am Payal, a jewellery designer turned educator. These past five years of teaching have added a new dimension to my life. Literacy has become my passion. I am a trained Jolly Phonics instructor. I hope to use my website and blog as a platform for providing hands-on lessons, worksheets and other thoughtful resources to support parents and teachers.

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