CVC stands for consonant-vowel-consonant. CVC words are words like cat, zip, rug, and pen. The vowel sound is always short. These words can be read by simply blending the individual phoneme sounds together. A word family is a group of words that share a common root word with different prefixes and suffixes. I created 12 posters … Continue reading 12 CVC Word Family Classroom Wall Decoration (FREE Print-Outs)
Teaching your kid to read is one of the most satisfying things you can do as parents. There is nothing more exciting than watching our babies grow and learn. We all know that reading is an important skill. Children tend to learn to read their first books between the ages of 3 and 7. The … Continue reading How to Choose Books at Your Child’s Reading Level
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Sight words are a collection of commonly used words that a child can learn to recognize by sight without decoding.
Rules to making long vowel sounds and other phonics decoding skills.
How to Teach Rhyming Words, Word Families and CVC Words The word phonogram comes from Greek and is translated as the “written symbol for a sound.” Phonograms are the building block to almost all English words, the vast majority of words follow the regular phonogram sounds. You can introduce children to the majority of words … Continue reading 4th Step to Reading: CVC Words and Word Families
These are great word decoding exercises and build confidence before students are asked to read CVC or CVCe words.
Use these fun activities to teach children letters and letter sounds.
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Develop a love for reading with these 10 easy tips. You see children at the library with their faces buried in a book or maybe you see them reading when you pick your child up from school. Have you ever felt that your kids should love books just as much as the other children? Do … Continue reading 10 Painless Ways to Get Children to Read Books