CVC words list is a great tool to practice reading and spelling. These CVC words list show our little readers that words are often related by a pattern, a spelling pattern. Understanding this pattern makes them better at reading and spelling.
Need to practice CVC words with your little readers?
There is a words list for each of the short vowels ‘a e i o u.’ I have put all possible three-letter words for ‘a e i o u.’ You can use these word lists for reference so you are not stuck when thinking of short vowel words for your little readers. I have made them separately so that you can teach them individually.
This pack can be complemented with a wonderful and addictive game to practice CVC words – I have… Who has? Do try it.
The next worksheet is a word list for short vowel ‘e.’ I have used bubble letters for these worksheets and kids can also write the words as they read them. These word lists help children understand simple spelling patterns.
The above worksheet is a word list for short vowel ‘i.’ I use these worksheets for reference and also when revising a particular vowel sound. My little readers have fun writing in these bubble letters with their color pencils as they read the words. It also gives them writing practice.
Do not forget to practice writing a few CVC words with children. Dictation is important. It enhances listening skills, allows children to focus, and in turn helps teachers check for important skills and progress.
Click on the above worksheet to download two ‘dictation for kindergarten’ worksheets.
The above worksheet is a word list for short vowel ‘o.’ These worksheets are versatile and can be used according to your requirement.
These word lists are a must for me when designing CVC worksheets. It will be helpful for teachers in designing worksheets without thinking of words.
To download the short vowel sound cue cards, click on the image below.
I have designed another CVC words list pack for kids where the font is bigger and the vowel can be highlighted. It works perfectly for preschool and kindergarten kids who have just begun reading CVC words.
In the above pack, I have also included CVCC words – ck words and double consonant ff ll ss zz words
There are 9 CVC words worksheets in all which will give your child a good start at reading short vowel words.