Knowing how to teach CVC words to new readers effectively is critical. Start by having students listen for sounds in CVC words and play games like I-spy.
As students move on to advanced spelling words, they still need practice — that’s where fun spelling games for the classroom come to the rescue!
Spelling gets a bad rap. Classroom spelling games can help students practice reading and writing and develop social skills like turn taking and fairness.
Students need to learn how to use suffixes. The suffixes -ing and -ed are often the first students learn. Suffixes with Ing and Ed Worksheets here!
The /er/ sound can be tricky. Introduce alternate spellings for /er/, plus /er/ worksheets and other tools to practice the /er/ sound with your students.
You can never have too many phonics activities! These fun phonics activities and games cover CVC words, long vowel sounds/multiple spellings and digraphs.
Looking for a way for students to practice alternate spellings of common sounds like /ae/ or /er/? Spin, Read & Write phonics games are just what you need.
From games to worksheets to cootie catchers, I’m always looking for new ways to teach CVC words. Here’s a round-up of activities to use to teach CVC words.
You can have the most creative and engaging activities. Students can love them, but if student phonics progress isn’t happening, something needs to change.