It’s February! Time for teaching our students all about brushing, flossing and all things teeth. While we typically teach how to brush teeth, dental health is also a fabulous theme for literacy and math activities. If you have a week dedicated to teeth, this CVC Word Work activity is a great addition!

A Dental Health CVC Word Work activity to use in the Kindergarten classroom. This is great for small groups or individual work and can be used in a literacy center, write the room or in a sensory bin.

How To Use Dental Health CVC Activity

You’ll only need a few supplies to prep this cvc activity and when it is prepped you can use over and over.

How To Prep

Cut the picture cards out and laminate. These can be reused.

You can choose to laminate the recording sheets, too, if you want to use with dry erase markers. You can alternatively print without lamination and use with pencils.

How To Use This Dental Health CVC Activity

This CVC activity can be used with small groups, partners or as an independent activity. One idea is to put the cards in a sensory bin. Students can search through the sensory bin to find the cards, then write the word that they find on the recording sheet.

Another idea is to place the cards around the room. If you give the recording sheets to students on a clipboard, they can walk around the room, find the cards and write the words that they see.

Alternatively, you can place the cards on a table and students can write the words from there.

Included In This Printable Pack

18 CVC picture cards
3 separate recording sheets
Directions and suggestions on ways to use this product.

Standards Focused On

This is an excellent activity for balanced literacy, spelling and phonics.

Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)

Recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.

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