This Phonics and Writing resource helps students master Double Letter Short Vowel word families and spelling patterns, such as all, ck,ss, while also practicing basics such as letter formation and sentence writing. It contains the following components:
9 Mini-stories to introduce the double letter word family or spelling pattern
The stories use different characters to explain the double ll (word families all, ell, ill ull), ff, and ss sounds as well as ck and qu.
Audio Versions of each mini-story
Students can independently listen to each word family story on a computer or tablet. Note: Audio will only play if the file is opened in Adobe Reader - the audio does not work in Preview. To play on an I-pad the app ezPDF Reader is needed.
Illustrated Word Wall
Contains 80 double letter short vowel words to be posted in the classroom as a reference tool and to be used for literacy center activities.
One page per word family or spelling pattern. Students trace the upper and lower case of each letter in the word family or spelling pattern as well as a sentence with words from the word family or spelling pattern. Students also draw a picture to match the sentence to practice reading and visualization.
14 pages with various levels of difficulty, practicing onsets, rimes, reading and spelling.
One page per word family or spelling pattern. Students choose 3 words from the word family, draw a picture of it and write a sentence with the word. High frequency words are also included on the page. This activity is especially helpful in getting reluctant or struggling writers to write a complete sentence, while allowing more capable students to write to their ability.
Write your own Double Letter Short Vowel book
Students use the pictures included in the template as inspiration to write their own Double Letter Short Vowel sentences. The format is open-ended so students can write as short or as long a book as they are capable of.
Phonics Spinner Games
A Spinner with all the Double Letter word families and spelling patterns is included with 4 game variations and recording sheets.
The preview includes a complete table of contents and suggested uses for this resource.
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Short O Word Families: Phonics and Writing Fundamentals
Short U Word Families: Phonics and Writing Fundamentals
OR get all the Word Family resources in one discounted bundle:
Short Vowels Word Families Mega Bundle: Phonics and Writing Fundamentals