Word pattern association is an integral part of the second grade curriculum. Did you know that the following patterns of word families are present in approximately 500 words in the English language? Well, you heard it hear! If your child could learn to identify and spell the following word family patterns, he/she would significantly increase his/her sight vocabulary and spelling ability.
_ack _ail _ain _ake _ale _ame _an _ank _ap _ash
_aw __ay _eat _ell _est _ice _ick _ide _ight _ill
_ing _ink _ip _ir _ock _oke _op _ore _or _uck
_unk _at _ate _in _ine _ug _ump
The following link will take your child to an interactive web based site where he/she will engage in a word family sorting activity. This is another fun and engaging way to increase your childs sight word and spelling capabilities.
Word Sorting Activity
Word Build and Bank
Word Family Posters
Click the link below to print out worksheets relating to these patterns