CVC Word Family Fluency Passages for Early Readers

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I love to see the excitement on a child’s face when they read their first word! As soon as they are starting to read words, it is important to begin working on fluency. That’s why these CVC Word Family Fluency Passages for Early Readers are a must-have in your Kindergarten teacher toolbox!

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These CVC Word Family Fluency Passages are a fun and engaging way to help your early readers become successful with word families!

CVC Word Family Fluency Passages

CVC words are some of the first words students start to read. The success they feel when they are able to read the words in a word family propels their desire to keep reading!

That’s one of the reasons I love these CVC Word Family Fluency Passages. CVC words are mixed with simple and predictable phrases to help students practice word recognition and fluency at the same time.

The students can highlight the word family chunk to help identify CVC patterns in the phrases.

What’s Included?

This pack contains 46 pages of printable fluency resources to help your early readers become successful with CVC word families! It was designed with Kindergarten/1st grade students in mind, but could be used for any early reader who is working on their fluency!

There are 23 word family story passages for students to read and illustrate and 23 fluency phrase pages for students to practice reading phrases in isolation. These pages also incorporate punctuation such as question marks or exclamation marks so that students practice fluency with different punctuation.

The pack includes 23 CVC fluency phrases and 23 word family story passages for illustrating.

CVC word families included in this resource are:

  • short a: -at, -am, -ap, -an, -ag, -ad
  • short e: -et, -en, -ed
  • short i: -it, -in, -ip, -ig, -id,
  • short o: -ot, -op, -ob, -og
  • short u: -un, -ub, -um, -ug, -ut

Ways to Use Fluency Passages in the Classroom

In my classroom, I use these fluency passages in a variety of ways. After learning a new word family, I add them to our literacy centers or use them for small group instruction.

My students highlight or underline each of the words in the word family and draw a picture of what they read (this is a great comprehension check!). These are also a great tool for reading conferences to check in with each of your students individually.

There is a place for students to illustrate the story to demonstrate comprehension.

One of my favorite things to do with these fluency passages is to create a book for each of my students. Simply get an inexpensive binder for each kiddo, and as they can successfully read each new passage, add it to their binder.

This creates a “book” of passages that you know they can read, and it makes them feel so accomplished!

Digital Ease Versions Included!

This resource includes versions of each passage that can be easily shared with your students digitally!

Want to assign a passage to your students via Google Classroom™ or Seesaw™? No problem! I’ve included instructions on how to get these important practice pages to your students in a snap.

This pack contains 46 pages of printable fluency resources covering all short vowels.

Grab Your Copy!

Don’t wait! Get your copy of CVC Fluency Passages today by clicking the big, yellow button at the bottom of this post!

If you like this resource pack, you should definitely grab the CVCe pack of fluency passages as well! When your students have mastered their CVC word fluency pages, you will be ready with this CVCe pack. Having these on hand can also be great for those students who are ready for a challenge!

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