Word Family Phonics - ed, en, et
The word families ed, en and et demonstrate the short vowel e
Free Word Family Activities
- Draw the word families: draw a picture of the
following word families in action!
- Ned led
the girl with the red sled
- the men chased
the hen around her pen
- Bret, the vet,
helped my pet
- Create your own word family sentences using the ones above
as a model. Try to create at least one sentence for each family.
- Create a short rhyme using your word families. This
is a good activity to do as a group. Here are some examples:
First, I think, you will be
Then, I think, you're off to
In the secret, wooded
Lives a very lovely
Mom, where did I put my
I have to run and catch my pet!
- Other activities:
- Use the free printable worksheets
provided to reinforce the activities.
- Flash card activities:
These cards can be used for sentence building with the
Print two copies of the flashcard worksheets to play "concentration"
(the memory game). Or print the flash card worksheets from a number of
word families to play "go
fish" or "snap".
Flash cards for the word families (6 each) [ed]