Short A CVC Word Building Boom Cards

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Terrific Teaching Tactics
Grade Levels
PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Internet Activities
20 Cards
Terrific Teaching Tactics
Compatible with Digital Devices
The Teacher-Author has indicated that this resource can be used for device-based learning.


These Boom Cards are exactly what you need for distance/at home learning. These FREE digital task cards feature short vowel CVC build a word activities (short a). This product is an engaging, interactive, and self-checking digital game! These boom cards are a FUN and engaging way for your students to practise their phonics.

The deck has 20 cards. There are two types of cards. For the first 10 cards, students look at the picture and drag and drop the sounds to complete the words (for example: they will drag 'at' to the letter 'c' to make 'cat'). For the next 10 cards, students look at the picture and drag and drop the letters to make the word (for example, the letters c-a-t will be jumbled and need to be put in order).

The focus of this boom decks is short vowels -

  • Short A - cat, pan, map, bag, tap, nap, bat, mad, hat, cap

This is a free sample from the product - Short Vowel CVC Build a Word Boom Cards!

It features 5 decks (100 cards) of short vowel boom cards, so check it out!

Also check out my long vowels, digraphs or blends build a word boom cards!

Please note: This is not a printable resource. This download will give you a PDF that will link you to the Boom Cards on the Boom Learning website.

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Short A Preview - CLICK HERE!

Or download my other FREE Boom Cards -

Missing Numbers

Counting 1-10

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What is a BOOM CARD?

Boom cards are self grading exercises on the Boom Learning website. Students are assessed on their knowledge in a fun and engaging way (Boom Cards are like a game). They are interactive and students click, drag, drop, or type in order to show the answer. These Boom Cards are an awesome way to assess your student's CVC knowledge. They can be fun and engaging Literacy Centers which you can use with your classroom technology, such as iPads, computers, and interactive whiteboards. Best of all? There is NO printing, cutting, or laminating!

What happens when you download?

"With your Teachers Pay Teachers download, users new to Boom Learning get a 90 day free trial of student progress reporting for up to 150 students. Your trial includes the ability to make up to 5 free DIY decks. You may upgrade or cancel at any time. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (released in the last three years) on interactive whiteboards, computers and tablets. Boom Cards apps are also available. Not sure if your browser is modern enough? Try a free Boom Cards deck first. When you redeem your purchase, Boom Learning opens an account for you if you do not already have one. If you do not subscribe at the end of your trial, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress. If you do not subscribe we will delete your student records 3 months after the expiration of the trial to protect student privacy."

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Total Pages
20 Cards
Answer Key
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable 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/.)


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