Short A (CVC) - Word Building with Short A Words (OG)

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
Formats Included
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120 pages
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The Short A - (CVC) Word Building/Spelling Kit, from Lil' Reading Scientists Literacy Solutions TM, helps children to master basic and beginning decoding and encoding skills, and encourages fluency at the individual CVC word reading stage.

There are 120 printable pages in this Kit, and they can be used alone or with any of the other Lil' Reading Scientists' Level 2 materials in my TPT Store, as they work to reinforce one another.

This Kit contains:

27 Level 2: Short A Picture Cards for Word Building

2 Word Building Mats

6 Level 2 Sight Word Worksheets

85 Level 2: Short A Encoding/Decoding Worksheets

1 Level 2: Short A Board Game

Teacher Instructions for Use

Level 2: Short A Scope and Sequence

This LRS Word Building and Spelling Kit can be used in any Balanced Reading curriculum, and in all 3 Tiers of RTI.

This Level 2: Short A Word building/Spelling kit dovetails perfectly with the other Level 2 Kits and materials, including:

Level 2: Short A Reading Kit

Level 2: Short A Writing Kit

Level 2: Short A Flip Chart

Lil' Reading Scientists' Word Building Board # 1 (Hard Goods)

Lil' Reading Scientists' Phoneme Sequence Board (Hard Goods)

Lil' Reading Scientists' Color-Coded Sound Blocks (Hard Goods)

Lil' Reading Scientists' Magic Wand (Hard Goods)

Hard goods can be purchased on our website at

This Level 2: Short A Word Building/Spelling Kit is based on the principles of the Orton Gillingham Approach!

Total Pages
120 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Use knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.


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