Word Family Ladders SMARTBoard Lessons
The purpose of this activity is to help students with the reading of Word Families.
The following rimes are included:
ack, ail, ain, ake, ale, all, am, an,
and, ank, ap, ash, at, ate, aw, ay
eg, ell, en, ent, est, et
ice, ick, id, ide, ig, ight, ill, im,
in, ine, ing, ink, ip, it
ob, ock, og, ook, op, ot
ub, uck, ug, um, ump, unk, ut
The teacher will choose the word family the class will work on from a linked list of words. (Each vowel has its own index of words that are linked to a notebook page.)
The teacher will then click on the group of words and be taken to the page.
Teacher will ask students to say the word family chunk.
Teacher will touch the SmartBoard in front of the first rime.
The beginning letter will appear. Students will read the word.
Teacher will touch the SmartBoard in front of the second rime.
The beginning letter will appear. Students will read the second word.
Continue until all words have been read.
Extend lesson by asking students if they can add any other words to the ladder.
Teacher can write the words on the board.
Teacher will click on the Vowel Families link at the lower right corner to be taken back to the index page.
There are a total of 92 pages to this notebook lesson 85 of which are actual lesson pages.
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