Words Their Way: Letter Name- Alphebetic Sorts cvc (Progression Level 2)
Directions:  Put each word sort words on a small index card or piece of paper.  Mix up the words and then have your child categorize them.  Discuss.  Practice writing words in ABC order, drawing or acting out words, make a board game, etc.  Use your imagination and create games to help make spelling skills strong and have fun doing it.  It makes wonderful, positive memories of school, learning, and spelling. :-)
                                       
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Word Sort 1:  Short a and Short o CVC words:
* cat, bag, mad, pan, pat, cab, jam
* not, job, top, fox, got, top, not
* was, for (oddball spelling of words-schwa)

Word Sort 2:  Short e and Short u CVC words:
* pet, bell, red, yes, let, ten, beg
* but, sun, cup, mud, cut, hug, duck, gum
* put, push (oddball spelling of words-schwa)

Word Sort 3:  Short a, I, and o CVC words:
* hat, fan, cab, tax, bat, back
* big, six, lip, did, dig, zip, will, win
* pop, rock, box, mom, stop, lock, hop, hot



Word Sort 4: All Short Vowels CVC words:
* can, that, lap, last, sack
* let, fed, met, web, fell, wet
* hit, fish, fill, six, this, sick, wig
* sock, mop, dot, box, rob
* hug, luck, run, bus, pup, bun, rug

Word Sort 5: Short Vowels with Digraphs CVC words:
* that, chat, than, shall, shack, chap, wham
* ship, chill, whip, this, whiz, chip, thin, thick
* when, check, shed, shell, then, them

Word Sort 6:  Two-Step Sort with Blends and Short Vowels Part 1:
* rack, rag, rash, rug, rip
* tack, tag, tap, tick
* dug, dip, duck
* trick, track, trash, trap, trip, truck
* drum, drill, drag, drug, drip

Word Sort 7: Two-Step Sort with Blends and Short Vowels Part 2:
* tack, tap, trash, drag, rack, rag, rash, trap
* tick, trip, drill, dip, rip, trick, drip
* truck, drum, dug, rug, duck, drug

Word Sort 8: Two-Step Sort with Blends and Short Vowels Part 1-Blends:
* cram, crab, crash, crib, brag, brat, grip
* slip, slid, slap, clock, blob, flag, flop, flock
* spill, spin, spot, snap

Word Sort 9: Two-Step Sort with Blends and Short Vowels Part 2- Vowels:
* crab, cram, brag, brat, slap, crash, flag, snap
* clip, slid, spill, grip, slip, spin, crib, twig
* trot, drop, spot, flop, clock, blob, flock

Word Sort 10: Two-Step Sort with Preconsonantal Nasals and Short Vowels Part 1- Preconsonantal Nasals:
* sang, king, sing, swing, sting, sung
* camp, lamp, stamp, limp, jump, bump
* pant, plant, print, hunt, want
* pink, think, junk, trunk
* sand, land

Word Sort 11: Two-Step Sort with Preconsonantal Nasals and Short Vowels Part 1- Short Vowels:
* sang, camp, sand, lamp, pant, land, plant, stamp
* king, limp, print, pink, sing, think, swing, sting
* jump, sung, bump, junk, hunt, trunk, skunk
* want (oddball spelling of words-schwa)