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CVC Football - Word Building Center

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 27 pages | Grades: K - 1

Build phonemic awareness and spelling skills with a football-themed word-building center.

Print and Go! Football CVC Word Literacy Center

Phonemic awareness is the foundation of all things literacy. Use this fun football-themed reading activity to help your students learn to read and spell CVC words.

Print out the football letter tiles and cut them apart. Place the letter tiles, spelling mat,  and picture cards in a literacy center or use them in a small group.

To play, students will

  1. Choose an image card and say the word aloud.
  2. Break the word into individual sounds, then use the football cards to spell it independently.
  3. Check the spelling of their word using their CVC Word List.

Ways to Use Our Football CVC Center in the Classroom:

Hang the image cards near your classroom door for easy access as you leave the room. They work great when you arrive at an event early (such as special areas, the cafeteria, or a school assembly) and have a few minutes to wait. Simply flip through the cards with your students and let them practice segmenting, blending, and spelling the word.

Looking for something easy to send home with your struggling readers for extra practice? These will be perfect! They are an easy yet highly effective resource for parents to use at home! 

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version.

This resource was created by Kendall Britnell, a teacher in Colorado and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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