CVC words activities are a great way to help a beginning reader learn to read. Over the next few months I will be adding a lot of free CVC Word worksheets and printables including cvc word lists, cvc worksheets, cvc play dough mats and more.
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What are CVC Words? It is an abbreviation for consonant-vowel-cononant. For example: m – a -t …. mat.
CVC Words rhyme so once your child (or 4 year old student) gets the hang of reading one or two of the words, they can likely read all of them. As my daughter is getting closer to reading, we are currently going through the book how to teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons. My daughter seems to want more practice. At bedtime she wants to go through her easy reader Bob Books. But what about those moments that I don’t have the Bob books with me? I need to have a list of CVC words in my brain so that I can easily recall them and write them out for her to read.
Children will learn CVC words, then they will move on to CCVC words, consonant- consonant – vowel – consanant like shop, and then CVCC words, consonant – vowel – consonant – consonant like ball.
First a child must learn their letter sounds. Once they have learned their letter sounds they begin blending those sounds together to begin reading words. Once children have learned how to read they will begin working on digraph, which are two letters that make up one sound like sh.
If you do have a child working with CVC words then make sure to bookmark this page. It will be constantly updated with any new CVC word worksheets and activities.
Each month we will release a new CVC Words activity pack that includes CVC worksheets as well as CVC play dough mats. You can also use the play dough mats as a painting activity.