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.

Spelling Dictionary

You can also find here a spelling dictionary that includes all these words. Simply print it double side (flip on short edge), fold in the middle and staple it. Now, your students can practice spelling words all year long with just one dictionary. Download spelling dictionary and CVC word list below.

CVCC, CCVC, CCVCC, CVC Words List in Alphabetical Order

backcheckdotgnatkegnaprigslidswimwhip
badchickdraggobKenneckrimslimswishwick
bagchindripGodkicknetripsliptabwig
bamchipdropgotkidnickrobslittackwin
banchopdruggrabKimniprockslobtadwish
bashchuckdrumgrimkinnodrodsloptagwit
batchumduckgrinkitnotrotslottanwon
bathclamdudgripknitnubrubslugtapwreck
beckclanduggrubknobnunrugslumtaxyak
bedclapdwellgumknotnutrumslushTedyam
begclashfadgunlabpackrunsmashtellyap
bellclickfanGuslackpadrushsmelltenyell
Benclipfatgushladpalrutsmockthanyes
betclockfedgutlagPamsacksnackthenyet
bidclogfighacklappansadsnagthickzap
bigcluckfinhadlashpatsagsnapthinzig
bincobfishhagledpeckSamsnipthiszip
bitcodfithamlegpegsapsnobthudzit
blabcogfixhasletpensashsnubtick
blackconflaghashlickpepsatsnugtin
bledcopflaphatlidpetscabsobtip
blobcotflashhemlippickscamsocktock
blockcrabflathenlitpigscansodTom
blogcrackfleckhidlobpinscumsonton
blotcramfledhimlockpitsellspamtop
blushcrashflickhiplogplansetspattot
bogcribfliphisloppledshackspecktrack
bopcropflockhitlotplopshedspelltram
boxcrushflophogluckplotshellspintrap
bragcubflushhoplugpluckshinspittrick
bratcudfoghotlushplugshipspottrim
bredcupfoxhubmadplumshockspudtrip
brickcutfrethugmanpodshopspuntruck
brimdabfroghummappopshotstabtub
brushdadfunhushmashpotshutstacktuck
buckdamgabhutmatpoxsickstagtug
budDangagjabmathpucksinsteptwig
bugdashgaljackmenpugsipsticktwin
bumdeckgapjammetpunsitstockvan
bundellgasjellmixpupsixstopvat
busdengashjetmobquitskidstubvet
butdidgeljibmomrackskimstuckwag
cabdiggemjigmopragskinstudwax
candimgetJimmuckramskipstunweb
capdingigjipmudranslabsubwed
cashdipginjobmugrapslamsuckwell
catdishgladjogmumrashslapsumwet
celldockglobjotmushratslashsunwham
chapdogglopjugnabredsledswamwhen
chatDonglumjutnagridslickswellwhim

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