How to teach CVC words in Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade // cvc word activities

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Are you teaching CVC words in your kindergarten, first, and second grade classroom?! In today’s video, I share a small group lesson with 4 parts that you can take and use in your own classroom right away! I also have a free CVC activity you can use with students below!

1-page Decodables:
Free Mix, Spell, Color activity:

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Happy teaching,
Susan Jones



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  1. Where can I get your worksheet for the game?

  2. These are brill helps both the modelling and the games thankyou so much from a viewer in England

  3. How do I know that I am connected to you and continue learning from you!!!

  4. Your expertise is awesome. Connecting with a flow of methodologies is fabulous. Look forward to every video with great curiosity. 👍🤗

  5. Can you show Me how to implementation this CVC word in your students ? I like your videos ☺️

  6. My son is starting Kindergarten this coming school year. What should I focus on before he starts?

  7. impressive content Susan Jones Teaching. I broke that thumbs up on your video. Continue to keep up the awesome work.

  8. Just in time to help me start with a new student. Thanks!

  9. I am not a teacher but love your videos. My grandson need special in speech reading & learning words. He is in kindergarten from Indy. Looking for a specialist. Any help will do

  10. You mentioned your “literacy club.” Can you share information about how to possibly join? Thank you for all your videos! 🙏🏼💛🙏🏼

  11. This year I really need this content. I am not familiar with k-1 word work.

  12. Thanks for this! The freebie will be great for us, as we have started with bar graphs 👍

  13. Do you have an email that I can send you some questions?

  14. Great mini lesson on vowels in CVC words. Question regarding the Short o picture cards – What is the o word for the fishing pole? I'm stumped. Thank you for sharing your knowledge, it's great to watch.

  15. Thanks for sharing! I love your ideas!

  16. "If you are not failing now and again, its a sign you're playing it safe" -Woody Allen

  17. I love your videos. I love how practical they are. They make me excited to teach and make me feel like I can do it without being overwhelmed. Thank you !

  18. Thanks much for that lesson, will try it with my students, I want to set up a Literacy club.

  19. Your lessons are great to watch. I want to start a Literacy Club soon..

  20. Hello. Thank you for sharing your awesome ideas.

  21. Do you have your printable in a tpt store for the sentence sheet

  22. Thanks 🙏🏻 for sharing this video. This is a great 👍. Stay blessed ,safe, healthy n happy.

  23. How many minutes would you say this would take in a small group? I usually allocate 15 min per rotation. Is that enough time?

  24. Please can you tell how to make children to write cvc words in notebook

  25. Thank you so much. I am homeschooling my son this year. The curriculum I’ve been using is not teaching what I think he should be learning. He’s in the 1st grade. Your video helped me so much. I have pages of notes from this video lol.. I can’t thank you enough!

  26. How do you teach the children the word" the" ?

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