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    Word Families
    These are some examples that we may be using throughout the year...

    Learning word endings helps students to become better readers.  Please practice these common endings with your child, to help them become more successful in learning new words they read in books.

    -ack

    backpack
    black
    sack

    -an

    pan
    ran
    fan

    -ow

    mow
    snow
    slow

    -ick

    chick
    stick
    kick

    -ing

    ring
    sing
    sting

    -op

    stop
    pop
    hop

    -it

    mitt
    bit
    sit

    -ain

    train
    rain
    brain

    -ank

    tank

    bank

    thank

    -ay

    day
    play

    spray

    -ide

    slide
    hide
    ride

    -ink

    sink
    blink
    pink

    -ow

    cow

    how

    now

    -ag

    flag
    tag
    bag

    -ake

    snake
    make
    take

    -ap

    map

    clap

    cap

    -eat

    seat

    heat

    meat

    -ight

    light
    right
    night

    -ip

    zip
    drip
    ship

    -ore

    snore
    store
    more

    -ad

    mad
    sad
    dad

    -ale

    whale
    male
    sale

    -ash

    trash
    crash
    splash

    -ell

    bell
    fell
    shell

    -ill

    spill
    will
    hill

    -ir

    fir

    stir

    sir

    -uck

    truck
    stuck
    duck

    -ed

    bed
    red

    sled

    -all

    ball

    call

    tall

    -at

    hat
    bat
    scat

    -est

    nest
    vest
    test

    -in

    pin
    win
    tin

    -ock

    block
    clock
    sock

    -ug

    hug
    rug

    bug

    -ig

    pig

    dig

    wig

    -ame

    game
    name
    same

    -ate

    skate
    late
    gate

    -ice

    rice

    slice

    dice

    -ine

    nine
    fine
    line

    -oke

    joke
    choke
    stroke

    -ump

    jump
    pump
    stump

    -ish

    fish

    wish

    dish