Magical Words-- CVC mystery words

Grade Levels
PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Each page focuses on one short vowel sound to make a CVC word.

  1. Children write the beginning sound of the given pictures below the image.
  2. Then read the CVC word the letters make.
  3. They will illustrate the new CVC word in the cauldron. 

Aa- sad, tag, jam, fan, map, bat

Ee- pet, bed, pen, red, hen, jet

Ii- pig, dip, sit, kid, jig, win

Oo- top, log, pot, dot, hog, mop

Uu- cub, bug, nut, run, gum, sub

(cover image created by Adam Ray Daniels Cartoons)

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7 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
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/.)
Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.


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