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Fall Activities: Word families fun! Your students will love learning a word families with the fun trees and cute squirrels. These activities are perfect for literacy centers or even independent work. Student's play a fun short vowel a game. After, they can create a short vowel a word book. There is also a tree word family worksheet that is perfect for bulletin boards.

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Printing: Makes great dry erase boards. Print the product once and laminate the pages. Then use the product year after year for multiple lessons.

Printer Friendly: All items in the product print nicely in grayscale!


Word Families Short Vowel a (Reading)
The squirrels want to help you create short vowel ‘a’ words. Find the squirrel letters that can create words on your tree’s acorns! Fill your tree first to win.

Common Core Skill:
Your students will learn to add or substitute phonemes in one syllable words to make new words.

Game Play:
Pick a squirrel letter. Match the letter to your tree. Write the letter on the tree. Fill your entire tree first to win.

Product Includes:
• Teacher Lesson Plan
• Short Vowel ‘a’ Word Families (ab, ad, ag, am, an, ap, at, ack, all)
• Trees with Beginning Letters
• Trees without Beginning Letters
• Squirrels with Letters
• Create Your Own (blank trees and squirrels)
• Trees Dry Erase Board
• Trees Dry Erase Board (printer friendly)
• Word Family Book Title Page, and Book Pages
• Real Words/ Nonsense Words Worksheet.
• Trees Word Family Worksheet

*Included are suggested ways in using the product. Feel free to use the product in your classroom in a different way to better meet the needs of your students.


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