Long Vowel Words – FREE PDF Download

| Last Updated: April 28, 2022

Children continue to memorize and recognize familiar words. Seeing, reading, and remembering the most common words used in grade-level texts is essential to their reading skills in the future.

Below are the long vowel word patterns taught to young kids. Finding different ways to practice long vowels will ensure students can quickly and easily read these words when they encounter them. 

Long Vowel Words List

The long vowel words list includes the following words:

Long a Words

acedazelairsavewaingray
acorndrakelakescalewaithay
agedrapelamescrapewakeJay
airequatelaneshadewanelay
alefacelateshakewasteMay
alienfademaceshamewavenay
apefairmadeshapewhaleokay
atefakemakeshavebailpay
awakefamemaleskatefailplay
badefatemaneslainhailpray
baitfazemateslavejailray
bakeflakemazesnailafraidsay
baleflamenailsnakeaimslay
banefrailnamespacebraidspray
baseframenapespadebrainstay
bastegagepacespraincomplainstray
bladegaitpagestagedrainsway
blamegalepairstairgraintray
blazegamepalestakelaidway
bracegapepanestalemaideight
brakegatepaperstatemailfreight
bravegavepastestavemainneigh
cagegazepavestrainpaidneighbor
cakegladeplacestraitpailreign
cameglazeplanetailpainsleigh
canegraceplatetakeplainweigh
capegradequailtaleraidgrey
casegrapequaketamerainhey
cavegrateracetaperaiseobey
chaingraveragetasteSpainprey
chasegrazerailTatestainsurvey
cranehaleraketracetrailthey
cratehasteratetradevaingauge
cravehateravetrainbaykale
crazehazerazetraitbrayvale
dalejadesagevaneclayYale
dameJakesailvasecraybate
DaneJanesalewadecrayonsate
dateKatesamewagedaybabe
Davelacesanewailfray

Long e Words

agreeseacreambeereekbeetbrief
athleteteadreamfeeseekfeetchief
beetlebeachgleamfleesleekfleetdiesel
betweenbleachreamfreeweekgreetgrief
candybreachscreamgleecreelmeetgrieve
cheeseleachseamkneefeelsheetniece
competepeachsteamLeeheelsleetpriest
concretepreachstreamseekeelstreetrelief
deletereachteamteepeelsweetrelieve
eachteachbeanthreereeltweetretrieve
easybeadcleantreesteelbreezeshriek
eatkneaddeanweewheelfreezespecies
eveleadgleanbeechgreensneezethief
familypleadjeansbreechkeensqueezethieve
geesereadleanleechpreenwheezewield
genebeakmeanscreechqueenceilingyield
greasebleakweanspeechscreenconceivegee
herecreakcheapbleedseendeceivespree
increasefreakheapbreedsheenperceivethee
leafleakleapcreedteenreceiptcoffee
leasepeakbeastdeedbeepreceivedefeat
leavesneakfeastfeedcheepalleyreheat
peacespeakleastfreedcreepchimneyrepeat
peatsqueakyeastgreeddeepdonkeyteat
peoplestreakbeatheedjeephockeyupbeat
Peteteakbleatkneedkeephoneyasleep
piecetweakcheatneedpeepjockeybleep
pleaseweakcleatreedseepjourneymead
pleatdealfeatseedsheepkeyagreed
releasehealheatspeedsleepkidneyindeed
releasemealmeatsteedsteepmoneyneedle
Stevepealneattreedsweepmonkeyextreme
teacherrealseattweedweepparsleymeme
teasesealtreatweeddeerpulleymere
teethsquealwheatcheekjeertrolley
themestealcleavecreekleerTurkey
thesetealheaveGreekpeervalley
fleavealleavesleekseerachieve
peazealsheavemeeksneerbelief
pleabeamweavepeeksteerbelieve

Long i Words

bidegrimeminesiretinevie
bikegripemitesitetiredied
bileguiseniceslicetribedried
bitehideNileslidetripefried
bribehikenineslimetwicelied
bridehirepikesmilevicetied
brinehivepilesnideviletried
chideicepinesnipevinefight
chimeironpipespicewhilefright
chiveislandpricespikewhinehigh
criedjibepridespinewhiteknight
crimejiveprimespirewidelight
dicekiteprizespritewifenight
dimeknifequietstilewineright
dinelicequitestridewipesight
direlifericestrifewirethigh
divelighthouseridestrikewisetight
drivelikerifestripewritesplice
fifelimeripestrivediedike
filelineriseswinefie
fineliveriteswipeflies
firemicescribethricelie
fiveMikeshinethrivepie
flymileshrinetidetie
glidemimesidetileties

Long o Words

boneloberoseroachfloatknow
brokeloderotegoadgloatlow
chokelonescopeloadgoatmow
choselopeshoneroadmoatpillow
chromemodeslopetoadthroatrow
clonemolesmokecloakaloeshadow
closemopespokecroakdoeshow
codenodestokeoakechoesslow
cokenopestolesoakfoesnow
conenosestonecoalgoessow
copenotestovefoalheroesstow
cronephonestrodegoalJoethrow
dolepokestrokeshoalpotatoestow
domepolethosefoamtoewindow
donutpopetomeloamtomatoesyellow
doteposetoneroamtornadoesblown
droneprobetotegroanvolcanoesblown
elbowpronevoteJoanwoegrown
globeprosewholeloanblowknown
gnomequotewokemoanbowmown
holerobewroteboastcrowshown
homerobotyokeroastfellowsown
honerodezonetoastflowthrown
hoperolebroachbloatglowsole
hoseRomecoachboatgrow
jokeropepoachcoathollow

Long u Words

attitudeflutemuteuniformsflew
attitudefusepewuniquegrew
brutegluepruneunithew
buglehugepuleuniteknew
chutehumanpupiluniversenew
cluejuicerubyuseshrewd
computerJuneruleusualstew
crewjuniorruseutensilsargue
cubejutesuevacuumrescue
cueluresuityuleflue
cutelutetissueblewcure
duemewtruebrewfume
dukemuletubechewpuke
dunemuseunicorndewpure
dutymuseumunicycledrewrude
feudmusicuniformfew

Closing

Teaching these words can be done in a variety of creative ways like word hunts, memory games, activity mats, and tracing sheets. No matter how they learn them, these words will increase their confidence and reading skills, and set them up for reading success.

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