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Sight Words and Word Families Week 2

Sight Words and Word Families Week 2

You know what they say, “Better late than never!” I popped in today to show you what Filip and I did for Sight Words and Word Families Week 2 and to give you some free samples of what we used to help you decide whether you’d like to try these activities or worksheets in your own classroom or home.

You can read about Sight Words and Word Families Week 1 here. 

Week 2 sight words: can, me, the, you

Focus word family: an

After we took down the first week’s worksheets, I glued them into a project book. As well as displaying our sight words and word family words in the room, I glued them into the project book like so.

(Click the photo to download the sight words and word family word wall. Click here to purchase the complete Pre-Primer Sight Words Word Wall packet and here for the complete Word Family Posters packet.)

FREE Sight Words and Word Family Activities

Many of the activities we did this week are the same as what we did during the first week, but since it’s been so long since I blogged about the first week, I know you won’t mind seeing the activities again.

We started each day with a Sight Words Word Find.

(Click the photo to get this week’s word find freebies.)

FREE Sight Words Word Find

We then moved on to doing a Sight Words Cut and Paste activity. I love these worksheets as they focus on correct letter sequence and help children to grasp the concept that letter sequence is vital when reading and writing.

(Click the photo to get this week’s sight words cut and paste worksheet freebies.)

FREE Sight Words Cut and Paste activity

Then Filip did a Sight Word Q-tip activity. Of course, this was always his favourite because he got to paint and sprinkle glitter and all that stuff we all love 😉

(Click the photo to download some q-tip sight word freebies.)

FREE Sight Words Q-Tip printables

We did the above sight word activities Monday – Thursday. Each day, we also read from my Sight Words Fluency Reading Homework packet. I LOVE this resource as it incorporates both sight words and CVC words. AND each page builds on the previous one, making sure that sight words learnt in the past are never forgotten!

This week, I printed out all the pages and bound them into a booklet. I think I like having them like this more than putting them into plastic sleeves.

(Click the photo to get the pictures pages.)

FREE Sight Words Reading Fluency Homework Passages

Friday, I decided to test my lil’ man to see how he was picking things up. He did 2 pages from the Pre-Primer Revise and Assess packet.

It took him a little while to understand what the word search was all about, but he quickly got how to write the missing words for the bottom activity.

(Click the photo below to get the 2 free revise and assess sight word pages.)

FREE Sight Words Word Work Page

For the second page, Filip only needed help with unscrambling and writing the word correctly. And colouring the flower. Let’s be honest – colouring is really not his favourite thing!

FREE Sight Words Word Work Page

We finished off our sight words study by reading together a Pre-Primer Sight Words Comprehension reader.

(Click the photo to get the two booklets pictured.)

FREE Sight Words Booklets with Reading Comprehension pages

Each day, we also did a word family activity. Monday, we did did a Word Family Word Building Activity. We had previously used small letters, but this week I decided to go with alphabet stickers.

(Click the photo to download the word family word building mat.)

FREE -an Word Family Word Building Mat

Tuesday, we did a “Who Lives Here?” flip up flip book. Filip did not understand what this was about until after it had been put together. I wrote the words on the front and, once I lifted the flap to show that it revealed a picture of the word on the house, he had his light-bulb moment.

(Click the photo to get the free flip book.)

FREE -an Word Family Flip Up Flip Books

Wednesday we did a Word Family “Color It!” worksheet. I know. He coloured everything green. I really wonder how any child of mine could CHOOSE to NOT use different colours to make things look pretty!?!

(Click the photo to get the free word family Color It! page)

FREE -an Word Family Coloring Page

Thursday we did a Word Family cut and paste sorting activity. Obviously, I helped him colour the pictures. I didn’t want to risk another “green” incident 😉

(Click the photo to get the free word family cut and paste activity.)

FREE -an Word Family Cut and Paste Sorting Activity

Since we did two sight words worksheets on Friday, I decided to do a fun sorting activity for our word family part. I wrote some CVC words that we learnt this week and some from last week on some icy-pole/popsicle sticks and printed off some cute roof templates I had made and voila – a fun hands-on sorting activity. After Filip had sorted the words under the correct roof, he wrote them a recording page.

(Click here or the photo to get the complete roof templates and writing pages.)

FREE Word Family printable roofs with recording page

Alrighty! So, that’s our Sight Words and Word Family Week 2 all done! I hope you found the freebies from this post helpful!

12 Responses to “Sight Words and Word Families Week 2”

  1. Jessica Britt says:

    Thank you for these wonderful resources! I just started tutoring a first grader who is still struggling with Kindergarten sight words, so these are wonderful!

  2. Latoya says:

    I really need this for my child….

  3. Mary Kaye Ernest says:

    These pages are awesome! Can hardly wait to use them this week.

  4. Carla says:

    Thank you for the pages they are awesome! I can’t wait to use them with my kiddos…

  5. Carla Leffler says:

    thank you for the pages.. can hardly wait to use with my kiddos

  6. Cheryl E says:

    I love this, do you sell it as a bundle instead of all individually?

  7. Debbie Sigler says:

    Great stuff! Thanks for sharing.

  8. Natalie says:

    It is wonderful for you to share these amazing resources with us! I can’t wait to use these with my students!

  9. Chris says:

    Really easy to use and very appropriate for reinforcing skills! Thank you for being so generous!!

  10. Alice Fenton says:

    Really love these resources! Are there any more available?

  11. sondra says:

    These resources were great. Thanks for sharing.I’m looking forward to using them with my students.

  12. j says:

    A very nice variety of activities. You done good!

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