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First Grade Word Families

These are the 55 most common word families; there are many more that you can practice by changing a consonant. Practice making up words with these word families in them.

Short Vowels

ack   an   ap   ash   at   aw

ick   in   ip   ill   it   ing   ink

ell   en   est   ed

ock   op   ot   ore   og

uck   ug   ump   unk   un   ub

Long Vowels

ake   ame   ank   ay   ate/ait   ain/ane   ail/ale

ine   ice   ite/ight   ide/ied   ind

eat   ear

oke   one/oan   old

ute/uit   oon/une