Make learning to read and spell CVC words hands-on fun with these CVC Words Sound it Out Mats. Reading and spelling CVC words is the transition between identifying and recognizing alphabet letters to sounding out words and reading them. A CVC word is made up of a consonant, vowel, and consonant sound. In a CVC word, every letter makes its sound making the words decodable and easy for beginning readers to sound out and read. These CVC Words Sound it Out Mats are a great way for your students to practice reading and spelling CVC words in a fun and engaging way while avoiding boredom with the practice required to gain fluency.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE CVC SOUND IT OUT MATS?
The CVC Sound it Out Mats come in 3 versions:
- blank for building words
- handwriting lines for writing the complete word
- letter boxes to support students with spelling the CVC words and proper letter formation.
Included are 435 CVC Word Mats that cover 145 CVC Words!
- 36 Short A Words
- 23 Short E Words
- 33 Short I Words
- 24 Short O Words
- 29 Short U Words
To get started print off the set of mats on cardstock and either laminate them or use them with a dry-erase pocket.
Students say the name for the picture and sound out the word. To help them spell the word, a choice of two letters is provided for the initial consonant, vowel, and ending consonant. Children can use transparent counters to Students say the name for the picture and sound out the word. To help them spell the word, a choice of two letters is provided for the initial consonant, vowel, and ending consonant. Children can use transparent counters to cover the sounds or dry-erase markers to circle the sounds.
After sounding out the CVC word, students can use magnetic letters to build the CVC words.
Alternatively, they can write the word using the mats with the handwriting lines.
The CVC Sound it Out Mats with letterboxes will support students with identifying the correct sounds and letter formation when writing the CVC word.
The CVC Sound it Out Mats are ideal for use when learning to segment and spell CVC words.
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CVC WORDS SOUND IT OUT BOOM CARDS
This is a digital version of the CVC Sound It Out Mats activity. Students drag and drop transparent counters to letters and type the complete word. The best thing about the CVC Words Sound It Out Boom Cards is that this activity is self-checking, it can be used in digital learning centers or for distance learning, and requires NO PREP.
Check out the CVC Sound It Out Boom Cards in action below.