Word Families (Word Family Words): Sight Words Poem

By Deborah Ellermeyer and Judith Rowell

Product Description:

A sight words poem—plus three engaging activities—to help children explore word families!

• Word Family Race (objectives)
- to brainstorm Dolch and non-Dolch words that belong to the following word families: -it, -ound, -ake, -op, -ay, -an, -all, -ot, and -at
- to create a Word Family Word Wall in the classroom

• Word Family Wall (objectives)
- to identify and write Dolch and non-Dolch words belonging to various word families
- to cort and categorize words belonging to various word families
- to create a Word Family Word Wall in the classroom

• Word Family Flip Books
- to create word family books of Dolch and non-Dolch words by adding initial letter(s) to rimes
- to illustrate the new words

The poem features words from the Dolch list, a widely recognized list of sight words. Along with the companion activities, this poem presents an opportunity to introduce children to specific elements of language such as parts of speech, word families, and more! Includes a copy of the poem (Word Families), three activities, plus teaching tips!

Teaching Tip:

Versatile! You can use the poems to introduce sight words, or to review and reinforce previously learned sight words. You can also use the lessons for whole-class or small-group instruction!

Grades K-2

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$3.00