CVC Words Rhyming - Phonemic Awareness - Short Vowel: Aa - You can easily incorporate a quick phonemic awareness activity with the Rhyme Climb mat above. When you meet with your reading group, have your students write the word family that you are focusing on the top line. Students will write words in the word family. To differentiate for your higher readers, encourage them to use blends, digraphs, or write multi syllable words. FREE sample plus link to paid lessons.