Word Families Book

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Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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This Word Family Book includes 100+ long and short vowel word families that come at the end of a word (and common digraphs). It is a FANTASTIC year-long tool that will help your students learn about different word families and their spelling patterns. Each word family includes an example word to trace with a picture to go along with it. Please view the preview for more information! (UPDATED: NOVEMBER 2021)

This Download Includes:

  • 100+ Word Families
  • Word Family Word Lists (A.K.A. teacher cheat-sheet)
  • Blank Word Family Page
  • 3 Covers to Choose From

⭐️ A - Word Families Included:

-ab, -ace, -ack, -ad, -ade, -ag, -age, -ail, -ain, -air, -ake, -ale, -ab, -ace, -ack, -ad, -ade,

-ag, -age, -ail, -ain, -air, -ake, -ale, -ark, -arm, -arn, -art, -ash, -at, -ate, -aw, -ax, -ay

⭐️ E - Word Families Included:

-ea, -ead (bead), -ead (bread), -eak, -eal, -eam, -ean, -eat, -eb, -eck, -ed, -ee, -eed, -eek,

-eel, -eep, -eet, -eg, -ell, -em, -en, -end, -ent, -ep, -est, -et, -ew

⭐️ I - Word Families Included:

-ib, -id, -ice, -ick, -ide, -ife, -ig, -ight, -ike, -ild, -ile, -ill, -im, -ime, -in, -ind, -ine, -ing, -ink,

-ip, -ipe, -ish, -it, -ite, -ive, -ix

⭐️ O - Word Families Included:

-oat, -ob, -ock, -od, -og, -oil, -oke, -old, -one, -oo, -ood, -oof, -ook, -ool, -oom, -oon, -oop,

-oot, -op, -ore, -ork, -orn, -ose, -ot, -ought, -ouse, -out, -ow (bow), -ow (cow), -own, -ox, -oy

⭐️ U - Word Families Included:

-ub, -ube, -uck, -ud, -uff, -ug, -ule, -um, -ump, -un, -une, -ung, -unk, -up, -us, -ush, -ut

⭐️ Digraph - Word Families Included:

ch, ck, dge, gh (ghost), gh (laugh), kn, mb, ng, ph, qu, sh, tch, th, wh, wr

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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.


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