|The vowel team, ea can have a 'short e' sound like in head, or a 'long e' sound like in bead.
An ea followed by an r makes a sound like the one in ear or like the one in heard.
Directions: Fill in the blanks using the following words:
read, meal, learn, hear, beads, heard, bear, seasons, weather, eat
Write five more examples of words containing the vowel team 'ea' and use them in sentences. As a homework, read a book and find as many words containing 'ea' as you can find.