Engaging and hands-on CVC practice! Your students will love clipping or marking and writing CVC words and/or sentences. These are great for whole-class teaching, small group instruction, literacy centers, independent practice, morning work, or intervention.
- 60 clip cards (12 cards for each short vowel)
- 7 different recording sheets (one for each vowel, a generic recording sheet for mixed vowels, and a sentence writing recording sheet).
- Photo box labels (if you choose to store them this way)
Why use CVC Just Clip It cards?
Research supports how important it is for beginning readers to practice decoding and encoding CVC words. Intentional, frequent, and focused opportunities to practice over an extended time (deliberate practice) facilitates automaticity with this skill. Since research also shows that learners are more motivated to do an activity that is fun and novel, CVC Just Clip It clip cards is an activity that meets that criteria. CVC Just Clip It clip cards combines the motivation of a hands-on, engaging activity, and deliberate practice with the goal of helping students gain automaticity in reading and writing CVC words and does it in a way that is both fun and motivational.
How to Use:
Go over each picture name with the students. Have them repeat the name of each picture. If students do the activity independently, teach them to read (decode) the CVC words on the clip card and then, clip or mark the CVC word that matches the picture on the card. Students can then write the word and/or a sentence using the CVC word on the recording sheet.
This CVC Just Clip It clip card activity can be used as morning work, at the beginning of a reading group, in a literacy center, or any other way that fits with your needs. It’s also a useful tool to be used by a parent volunteer or a paraprofessional working with one or a few students.
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