R-Controlled Sight Words – AR

FREE PRINTABLE R-Controlled AR Word List - From TeacherHelpForParents.com

Around second grade, children learn about r-controlled words.  R-controlled words are words that the letter “r” makes the vowel have a different sound then it would normally have without the “r”.  Thus, the vowel sound is controlled by the “r”.  Some teachers also like to use the expression “Bossy R”.

Below is a list of r-controlled words.  Begin by writing the words on index cards. Continue practicing with your child until he or she can say the words accurately. Mix the cards up each time to further help with reading practice.

Once your child can read the words on the index cards, print out this list of words. Start by reading the list to him or her. Then, have your child read with you. Finally, have your child read independently. The goal is for your child to be able to read this list in under one minute.  Have your child continue to practice until this goal is obtained.

star

arm

barn

art

part

tarp

harp

dark

bark

artist

party

ajar

scar

scarf

Yarn

large

alarm

charge

start

card

guitar

superstar

spark

cart

cargo

hard

Mars

cartoon

chart

dart

March

snarl

Printable R-Controlled AR Word List

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