Word families – picture sort

Word families – picture sort

What are CVC words?

CVC

Consonant-Vowel-Consonant

Example: bat, tom, bib, hem, gum etc

They are also called short vowel words or three- letter words.

What are word families?

Word families are groups of words that have a common pattern or groups of letters with the same sound. For example, Ben, den, hen, men, pen, ten, yen, zen etc. falls under the ‘en’ word family/

Word belonging to the same family are also rhyming words.

In this set, there are five word families worksheets, one for each vowel.

 

at ap ad ag am an family picture sort cut paste activity for kindergarten

Vowel sound ‘a’

 

The ‘a’ word families at, ap, ad, ag, am, ag and an are given. We have to cut and sort the pictures based on their word family. For example, bat and rat will fall under the -at word family.

 

word family et eg en ed ell eck cut paste worksheet for kindergarten

 

In the above worksheet, the ‘e’ word families et, en, ell, eg and eck are given. We have to cut and sort the pictures based on their word family. For example, hen and den will fall under the -en word family.

 

word family ip it in ig ib id cut paste worksheet for kindergarten

 

 

 

The ‘i’ word families it, ip, ill, ig, ib and in are given. We have to cut and sort the pictures based on their word family. For example, wig and dig will fall under the -ig word family.

 

word family ot od ob ock og op cut paste worksheet for kindergarten

 

 

The ‘o’ word families ot, ock, od, og, ob and op are given. We have to cut and sort the pictures based on their word family. For example, jog and log will fall under the -og word family.

 

up ut ub ud ug um word family picture sort cut paste activity for kindergarten

Vowel sound ‘u’

Similarly, for short vowel’u’ the child has to stick picture under its word family. The families are up, ut, ub, ud, ug and um.

Understanding patterns enables fluency. Children are not required to sound out each individual letter but instead be able to recognize the pattern quickly.

The answers have been provided within the set.

For more CVC and word families worksheets, check this space.