With WORD FAMILY, students manipulate the given letters to construct words. There are sections provided for students to draw pictures to illustrate the meaning of the word. Take a look at the preview. The student work samples will show much more than words can explain.
WORD FAMILY can be used to address these Common Core Standards:
Grade 1 Phonics and Word Recognition
3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
b. Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
c. Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
Conventions of Standard English
2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
d. Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
e. Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.