Children continue to memorize and recognize familiar words. Seeing, reading, and remembering the most common words used in grade level texts is essential to their reading skills in the future. That’s why words are broken down by grade level.
Below are the -ell word family generally taught and mastered in the first grade. Finding different ways to practice these will ensure students can quickly and easily read these words when they encounter them.
-ell Word Family Words List
The -ell word family includes the following words:
Teaching these words can be done in a variety of creative ways like word hunts, memory games, activity mats, and tracing sheets. No matter how they learn them, these words will increase their confidence and reading skills, and set them up for reading success.