Articles ‘a an the’ Pack 2

Articles ‘a an the’ Pack 2

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

The rule is really very simple. It depends on the sound 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.

 

To read about the usage of  ‘a’ and ‘an’ in detail and download the free anchor chart, check this post.

I will be sharing 6 ‘a an the’ worksheets in this pack. Before attempting this pack, do try Pack 1 of ‘a or an.’ It’s free!

 

 

consonant and vowels worksheet for first grade and kindergarten

Usage of ‘a’ and ‘an’ mainly depends on whether the word after it begins with a vowel or consonant. Therefore, it is important to know the alphabet along with their sequence. The above worksheet will help children understand vowels and consonants and alphabet sequence.

 

a or an worksheets for first grade and second grade

Identify the pictures and decide if you will add an ‘a’ or ‘an’ before them and write it in the blocks.

Answer: a pear, an escalator, a lock, an umpire, an axe, a star, an egg, an umbrella, a nose, a jar of jam, an invite and a zebra

 

a and an worksheets for sentences for first grade and second grade

Even after understanding the concept of ‘a’ and ‘an’, it takes a while to actually use them when speaking and forming sentences. The above exercise is to practice ‘a’ and ‘an; in sentences. Read the sentences and add ‘a’ or ‘an’ in the space provided.

 

 

a or an worksheets with sentences for first grade and second grade

Write the objects or nouns in the space provided. Remember that if you see an ‘a’ before a blank, the noun can only be the one that begins with a consonant. If it’s an ‘a’ before the space, the object will be something that begins with a vowel.

 

a and an worksheet with a and an story for first grade and second grade

 


In the above worksheet, the child can read the story once and then add the articles in the space provided.

 

a an the worksheets for first grade and second grade


The last worksheet is for all the articles, ‘a an the.’ ‘The’ is the definite article. It is definite because it is referring to a specific thing. Examples:

I climbed the huge tree in our garden today,

The cat is relaxing on the couch.

Understand the usage of a and an with examples

To A or to AN?

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