Are you a teacher looking for fun ideas and engaging ways to teach primary children to read? This how-to post explains why teaching word family activities and lessons in the classroom will help them read and spell.

Teach Reading with Word Families

Word Family Houses! Say the word, write the word and read the simple sentence!

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FREE word family fluency passage! Great for building confidence and fluency in early readers!

Fluency Passages for Early Readers - SAMPLER

The ULTIMATE printable phonics pack! Over 80 no-prep interactive activities-- Sounds, rhyming, syllables, short & long vowels, CVC words, blends, and digraphs. $

The ULTIMATE Printable Phonics Pack

15 CVC word family mats. Ready to print and use. Not too much colored ink. $

CVC Word Families Mats {Short Vowels}

Great for word work!

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Teach your students all about the word family -at with this easy to use fun and interactive printables FREEBIE

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Sample It Sunday! "at" word family activities - Fluency/Poetry Binder by Miss DeCarbo

Sugar and Spice: Sample It Sunday! {New Blog Series!}

Kindergarten phonics - free - initial/middle/final sound review pages


CVC Roll, Read and Trace! Here is a FUN and interactive way to practice simple CVC word families! Roll the die and trace a word family in the column! How FUN!

CVC Roll, Read and Trace!

Free Interactive Notebook for CVC words. Great for Kindergarten!

CVC Word Family Interactive Notebook Freebie

Word Families Under Construction FREEBIE!

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Word Work CVC Word Family FREEBIE Your students will love this bingo dabber activity to identify real and nonsense words.

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IT Word Family Games-Activities-Worksheets {FREE}. 77 pages. A page form the unit: Who lives here writing page

IT Word Family Games-Activities-Worksheets {FREE}

CVC Words- Beginning and Ending sounds!

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Word Families - Mini-Books (Short Vowels) {FREE}

FREE Word Families - CVC & CCVC Mini Picture Books

spring word families

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Word Family Word Wall. Cute!

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Free short vowels cue cards. Great for students who are still confusing short vowel sounds

Short Vowels Cue Cards

Mystery Word - What's the Last Word?

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short /e/ word families worksheets

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Stamp a Word Center Sheets

Stamp a Word Center Sheets

Teaching With Love and Laughter: The ULTIMATE CVC Pack$

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Free downloads! Great site for K and 1!

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Assessments

Free Short I CVC practice. 8 activities to use in your small groups!

Mrs. Kelly's Klass