These phonics worksheets are perfect for teaching CVC short vowel word families. Each printable challenges students to learn the vowel sounds and words through reading, comprehension, handwriting, punctuation, spelling, and writing.
These no prep activities are ideal for kindergarten and first grade literacy lessons and literacy centers.
There are 34 worksheets which you can use in lessons, centers, morning work, homework, or early finishers. You could use one each week and have the whole school year covered! The worksheet format is the same, so students will be able to complete the activities independently.
Are you looking to implement the science of reading into your teaching practice? These worksheets are full of decodable words and are ideal for the structured literacy classroom!
The great thing is that so many skills are practiced on each page! Students are learning about the sound whilst also working on:
- reading and comprehension
- handwriting and writing
- spelling and punctuation
Please view the preview to get a closer look! Answer keys are included.
There’s short a – ab, ad, ag, am, an, ap, at
Short e – eb, ed, eg, em, en, et
…as well as short i – ib, id, ig, im, in, ip, it, ix
Short o – ob, od, og, om, on, op, ot, ox
…and short u – ub, ud, ug, um, un, up, us, ut
There are also worksheets that practice each short vowel (for example a ‘short a’ worksheet that practices ab, ad, ag, am, an, ap, and at). Finally, there is a worksheet that practices all of the sounds (short a, e, i, o, and u).
- Whole class literacy, reading, or phonics lessons
- Small group work during literacy centers
- Independent phonics practice
- Morning work
- Early finishers