Teaching Resource

Word Family Slide Activity

PDF | 13 pages|Grades: 1 - 2

A set of 12 word families are used to create this fun individual or small group activity using planes.

This teaching resource includes:

  • 12 planes each with a different word family.
  • Each plane has a letter strip and picture strip that can move up and down to create words and matching pictures.
  • A page of teacher instructions.

How to use this resource:

  • Provide each small group with one word family to focus on. Alternatively, each group member could have their own word family.
  • Students move the letter strip to make a word, then match the word with the correct picture using the picture strip.
  • Students say the word and then use the word in a sentence.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1455

    Recognise and know how to use simple grammatical morphemes to create word familiesElaborationsbuilding word families from common morphemes, for example 'play', 'plays', 'playing', 'played', 'playground' (Skills: Literacy)using morphemes to read words...

  • ACELA1472

    Build morphemic word families using knowledge of prefixes and suffixesElaborationsdiscussing how a prefix or suffix affects meaning, for example in the word ‘paint-er’ the suffix ‘er’ means ‘one who’, so a painter is â...

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  • Updated logo and improved resolution on instruction sheet.

    Change by Kristian Jun 4th, 2018

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