Word Families Reading Comprehension Passages



This set of word families reading comprehension passages comes with 35 reading passages that focus on short vowel word families. The reading level is perfect for an early reader in kindergarten or first grade. It is also followed up with one multiple-choice question, one written question, and a space to write 4 words within that given word family.

Each Passage Includes:

  • short paragraph
  • an image for the passage
  • 1 multiple-choice questions
  • 1 written question
  • space to write 4 words within that word family
  • digital conversion provided with link in PDF

Here are the word families that are included:

  • A Word Families: (-ab, -ack, -ad, -ag, -am, -an, -ap, -ar, -at)
  • E Word Families: (-ed, -eg, -en, -est, -et)
  • I Word Families: (-ib, -ick, -id, -ig, -ill, -in, -ing, -ink, -ip, -it)
  • O Word Families: (-ob, -od, -og, -op, -ot)
  • U Word Families: (-ub, -ug, -um, -un, -up, -ut)

Type of Words Used:

  • short vowel word families
  • mostly decodable one-syllable words
  • sight words
  • some decodable two-syllable words
  • Most passages are a mix of sight words and one-syllable words. There are a few two-syllable words.

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