VWLS, W ND Y! Can you read that, neither can I. That's because it is missing the vowels. Vowels are so important because they help us form all of our words correctly. This video focuses on the short vowel sounds, and how to identify these sounds in simple words. Consonant, vowel, consonant, or CVC words, are a foundational building block of reading. So join us in searching for short vowel sounds. We might find some silly sentences along the way!