10 Skill Sheets to Practice CVC Words
Contents: Phonics/Spell Check Sheets
Each particular sheet has- pg. with lines, pg. without lines, answer key
• short a skill sheet
• short i skill sheet
• review short a and short i skill sheet
• short o skill sheet
• review short a, i, o skill sheet
• short e skill sheet
• review short a, i, o, e skill sheet
• short u skill sheet
• review all short vowels skill sheets
These Phonics/Spell Check Sheets can be used during or after the unit of study of the particular short vowel sound indicated on each sheet. Included are sheets that review vowels previously studied. Use these sheets to practice the short vowel being studied and to review previous short vowels. Your students will become expert spellers as they continue to use the knowledge they have acquired. This does not take the place of a regular spelling test. It does however give a more accurate representation of the student’s knowledge because they do not know the words ahead of time. These sheets used as graded work or practice work are beneficial to the student.
Ways to use the sheets:
Pass out Phonics/Spell Check sheets and have students practice spelling each word as you name the picture.
Phonics/Spell Check Sheets can be used with dry erase marker sleeves that students can write on and erase. The plastic sleeves can be purchased through Oriental Trading Company, Walmart online, and many other places. These sleeves are invaluable to adding a bit of excitement throughout the week! Slip the skill sheet into the sleeve for each student. Work under the document camera or at the overhead while students work at their seat with their dry erase marker and sleeve. Call out the word for the picture, guide students through the process of writing the word at the front of the room, they write the word and then check together. At the end of this particular activity, students can count the number of words per vowel sound, they can point to a word that is called out, and they can answer questions about words on the page- ex. “What word names an animal?”, “What word is a verb?”, “Who can find and read a word that names a noun (person, place, or thing)?”. Have these practice sheets copied onto colored cardstock and then you pull out and save to use the next year. Of course this activity can be easily be completed on a paper copy as well. ☺
Pass out Phonics/Spell Check Sheets and students put up their offices. Call out the word for the picture and students write the word. Pictures are included so that students have a visual as you say the word. This helps students stay on task and I hear a lot less “What did you say?”… When you take a grade on this work the pictures help parents to understand what their child needs to work on.
Almost all images are used only once!! Lots of pictures = lots of practice!