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Short Vowel Word Families

Use this lesson plan to introduce or review the concept of short vowel word families and rhyming words to your kindergarten ELs. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the All in a Word Family lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the All in a Word Familylesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify and spell short vowel words.

Language

Students will be able to identify and spell words with short vowels using written and visual supports.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Welcome to Word Families: "Ub" WordsTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceGlossary: Short Vowel Word FamiliesVocabulary Cards: Short Vowel Word FamiliesWacky Word Families
  • Draw or show objects or images that rhyme with cat on the board (bat, rat, mat, etc.).
  • Ask students to repeat the name of each image after you say it aloud.
  • Model thinking aloud and saying, "All of these words have something in common. They all end with the same sound. When words end in the same sound, we say that they rhyme. We can also say that they are part of the same family, because they sound the same and go together. Just like the people in a family go together.
  • Say, "Today we are going to learn about other rhyming word families."

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kindergarten
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