• Here are some basic word families to practice reading in 'chunks'
    How many can you add to the list?
    Game to play to help practice... matching game, choose two different patterns, write one word on each card,
     turn cards over, when your card rhymes, you keep the match)

    /at/     cat     mat     rat     bat     sat

    /ip/     sip     tip     nip     rip     lip

    /un/     sun     fun     run     tun     bun     bun 

    /ock/     rock    sock   lock    mock    dock

    /ed/           red    fed   led    sled    sped

     /ill/            pill     fill    bill     will    chill

    /ump/         jump     dump    stump    plump     grump

    /ash/           mash    flash   crash    trash    splash

    /ent/          sent    dent   went    vent    spent

    /unk/          junk    bunk   skunk    chunk    trunk

    /ink/          pink     link    rink     clink     stink

    /all/           ball    call   fall    small    stall

    /ing/          sing    ring   thing    cling    bring

    /ch/  /sh/    chin    chop   chest    shut    shell

    /ay/          day    stay   clay    tray    spray

    /a_e/     flame    shake   plate    blade    crane

    /i_e/      line   drive   twine    slime    write

    /o_e/       drove    choke   stole    home    broke