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Learning to read takes practice and patience, but it is such an exciting journey! One major key to growing as a reader is building confidence. Kids need books at their level to give them practice in fluency and help them to feel successful. These CVC Word Family Readers do just that, while also being engaging, fun, and interactive! These readers are aligned with the best practices of the Science of Reading and are perfect for Kindergarten students and early readers.
CVC Word Family Readers
I love giving my kids books that they can interact with, write on, color, etc. These printable readers are theirs to learn from and keep. We interact with them in many ways!
Each book contains a focus word family, decodable text, and pictures for the students to color. We like to read the story several times, identify and underline the word families, and then color the illustrations.
These CVC word family readers are super easy to prepare! Just print double-sided, cut in half, staple, and voila – you have two books ready to go! This is great for saving paper.
This resource pack includes multiple stories for each short vowel sound, ensuring students get lots of practice with these sound patterns. This will set them up for successful decoding of CVC words in other texts.
Each reader focuses on a specific word family and uses minimal high-frequency words in addition to the decodable text.
This resource pack includes 21 books with the following short vowel CVC word families:
- short a – at, am, an, ap, ag, ad
- short e – et, en, ed
- short i – it, in, ig, id
- short o – ot, op, ob, og
- short u – un, ub, um, ug
How to Use the CVC Word Family Readers
I typically use these readers in small groups with my students, depending on their needs. We go through and highlight the word families and check out the punctuation to practice our expression as well.
We practice the book in our group, and then I have students put them in their class book boxes for continued independent reading.
A great thing about these printable books is that I can easily run off an extra copy if I want the students to also have one at home for additional practice!
Grab Your Set
Ready to start working on CVC word families? Grab your copy of the CVC Word Family Readers by clicking the large, yellow button at the end of the post!
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