Why Lesson Planet?
First graders listen as they are read a book containing exmaples of word families, they listen for rhyming words. They focus on word families, words that have rhyming sounds and share the same spelling patterns. Pupils work in small groups, each group is given a copy of the ryyming text and some sticky notes. They read the text and identify and write words that form word family groups, using one sticky note for each word.