Twenty-four word families are covered in this resource featuring 3 and 4 letter word families for each of the 5 vowels. For each family, three parallel activities are included. Lessons start with a simple printing exercise, followed by an exercise for the use of words in context to draw out meanings. Picture matching is used to enhance the connections. The third activity focuses on deeper understanding and use of the words in context, spelling, and grammar skills. Games like picture bingo, riddles, and silly poems and stories make this a resource that is both practical as well as enjoyable for students. A teacher guide with suggestions for extension activities is included. Supports Common Core Standards for Reading, Foundational Skills, Phonological Awareness.