What are CVC Words?
CVC words follow the pattern Consonant-Vowel-Consonant. These simple words are a great start for kindergarten children to practice reading and spelling. Examples: cat, dad, dog, zip.
CVC words are great to build the fundamental phonics skills. For kindergarten students, it is much easier to learn to read CVC words that have the same pattern (word family). Examples: cat, hat, rat, or dash, bash, hash. Reading those words are predictable and students easily follow the pattern.
What are CVCC and CCVC Words?
CVCC (consonant-vowel-consonant-consonant) and CCVC (consonant-consonant-vowel-consonant) are words that begin or ends with a blends or digraphs. Examples: black, clam, hack, lack.
This CVC word list brings the easiest way for teachers and parents to choose words for the next lesson or activity. The list contains nearly 500 CVCC, CCVC, CCVCC, and CVC short vowel words. Teacher or parent can follow by column and pick words from the same word family. Examples: bam, dam, ham, clam, cram. Or, following by row they can choose all CVCC short a vowel words from different word families. Examples: grab, glad, clan, chap, spam. Or, just pick one box: CVC -ig word family, or CVCC -ash word family, etc. With this CVC word list, you don’t need to look for new words anymore.