Working with word families is an effective way to get kids reading and help them learn to decode longer words. This book can be used in a variety of ways, to make learning to read a hands-on experience. This book is packed with 150 different word families to get your students well on their way to becoming awesome readers!
These activities fit in beautifully with the new common core standards and are Daily 5 favorites! I use them at my word work station in a variety of ways:
*One of my favorite ways is with Reusable
Write & Wipe Pockets that I bought from
Lakeshore Learning. (You can use heavy
duty page protectors as well!) The kids
use dry erase markers to make words and
you know how they LOVE to use markers!
*I also enlarge the pages to 11 x 17 paper,
laminate, and then put them on a cookie
sheet. The children put letter magnets on
to make words.
*Of course, I also print the pages off...
but instead of having them write on the
paper, I have them use rubber stamp
letters. I also got these rubber stamps at
*Download my preview for links to the
materials that I use at my stations.