Fun Nonsense Word Activities

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K - 1st
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Did you know that using fun nonsense word activities improves reading fluency? Nonsense words are a great way for students to practice reading in a low-stress, silly, engaging way! By targeting short vowel sounds, these nonsense words activities are a great activity for K-2 emerging readers. Featuring 5 activities for each short vowel sound, each game is leveled for easy differentiation. With a clickable PDF, you can navigate to the page, and level you want without any stress for easy, last minute printing!

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Features 5 leveled activities for each short vowel

✅ Real Word Cards

✅ Nonsense Word Cards

✅ Recording Sheet

✅ Word Sort

✅ Word Maze

✅ Hidden Words

✅ Matching Game

….and more!

Learn why small group instruction is your answer to teaching CVC words!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


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