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40 no prep phonics worksheets for words with R-Controlled Vowels that are aligned to the Science of Reading!


These 40 R-Controlled Vowels Words Worksheets are:

  • ZERO prep
  • Fully Decodable (see note below)
  • Includes answer keys 


R-Controlled Vowels practiced in these worksheets include:

  • ar
  • er
  • ir
  • or
  • ur


R-Controlled Vowel Words practice included in these worksheets:

  • Orthographic mapping (word mapping) R-Controlled Vowel words
  • Blending R-Controlled Vowel words
  • Identifying/matching/writing R-Controlled Vowel words
  • Building R-Controlled Vowel words letter by letter (cut and paste)
  • Reading decodable sentences with R-Controlled Vowel words
  • Showing comprehension of decodable sentences that include R-Controlled Vowel words
  • Reading decodable passage with R-Controlled Vowel words and answering comprehension questions


A Note about the Decodable Sentences & Passages / High Frequency Words

  • The sentences and passages include only VC + CVC + CCVC + CVCC + CCVCC + CVV + VVC + CVVC + CCVV + CVVCC + CCVVCC words and 10 pre-reading (irregular) high frequency words.
    • The 10 pre-reading irregular words (heart words) are: a, and, I, for, is, of, the, to, was, you 


There are 11 different types of worksheets

  1. Word Mapping (based on pictures)
  2. Read & Match (write word under picture - word bank included)
  3. Write & Find (word map + word search)
  4. Crack the Code & Read (beginning sound code → reading cvc words, circle matching picture)
  5. Blend & Read (and circle the matching picture)
  6. Build Words (cut and paste letters to make the word; write the word)
  7. Read & Find (the matching picture) 
  8. Read & Draw (decodable sentences)
  9. Pyramid Read & Match (decodable sentences with cut and paste pictures)
  10. Unscramble (decodable sentences) and Read
  11. Read (decodable passage) and Answer (comprehension questions)
Answer keys are included.


Note: These pages include ALL R-Controlled Vowel sounds. This includes multiple R-Controlled Vowel sounds on one page.

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  • PDF with 40 pages and answer keys

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