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A fun way to reinforce the Short U concept when learning CVC words. This activity works wonderfully during literacy centers and during sight word practice.


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Playdough Mats / Play Dough Mats / Playdoh Mats


This download contains 18 Play Doh (play dough) mats with the following CVC Words:

  • cub
  • bud
  • sub
  • tub
  • gum
  • hum
  • bun
  • run
  • hug
  • jug
  • rug
  • mug
  • mud
  • pup
  • sun
  • cut
  • cup
  • hut

CVC Short U Phonics Sight Word Play Doh/Dough Mats

  • File Info

    PDF 18 Cards

  • ACARA Alignment

    Applies to the Australian Curriculum (ACARA) Foundation Year English:

    • Know how to read and write some high-frequency words and other familiar words (ACELA1817)
    • Segment sentences into individual words and orally blend and segment onset and rime in single syllable spoken words, and isolate, blend and manipulate phonemes in single syllable words (ACELA1819)
    • Write consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words by representing some sounds with the appropriate letters, and blend sounds associated with letters when reading CVC words (ACELA1820)
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