Nonsense Words Sort | Short Vowel CVC Word Sort | August & September Phonics K-1

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Are you looking for a great back to school phonics activity that allows your students to practice sorting short vowel CVC words into real words or nonsense word categories? Then this word sort activity is just what you are looking for. Kindergarten and 1st grade students need lots of decoding and blending practice to fluently read CVC words and this nonsense word fluency activity is just the ticket for fun and engaging practice. Your students will love sorting the short vowel CVC words into the categories of nonsense words and real words with these cute cactus themed cards. This nonsense word resource includes 60 short vowel CVC word cards for students to sort. A student recording sheet provides writing practice and student accountability.

This Short Vowel CVC Nonsense Word Sort Activity includes

  • 60 CVC word sort cards 
  • Header Cards for sorting categories of Real Words and Nonsense Words
  • Student Recording Sheet - great for student accountability.

⭐️ This nonsense word fluency activity is perfect for

  • Whole group instruction
  • Small group instruction
  • Pocket charts
  • Centers and stations
  • Morning work
  • Extra phonics practice
  • A quick pre-assessment check


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60 word cards and Student Recording Sheet
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken 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/.)
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.


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