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AB Word Family Word Work Centers and Activities with Real Photographs

AB Word Family Word Work Centers and Activities with Real Photographs

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Grade level
Resource Type



English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading

Practice AB words with these literacy centers with real photographs. There are 6 different activities to engage students in learning about the AB word family.

What is Included:

  • Instructions for how to print poster pages.
  • Full page word family posters/cards.
  • Tracing Cards: Laminate these cards and place in a writing center for students to practice writing words that belong in the word family.
  • Beginning Sound Cards: Students fill in the appropriate beginning sound for each picture.
  • Spelling Cards: Students spell the words represented in the word cards.
  • Word Family Clip Cards
  • Sorting Activity: Sort pictures that are part of and not part of the word family.
  • Word Family Puzzles
  • Word Family Word Poster.

Students will stay engaged with these real photograph activities. They will practice reading, tracing and spelling CVC and CCVC words.

When to Use:

  • Literacy Centers
  • Wall Display
  • Writing Center
  • Small Group Activities
  • Independent Practice
  • Morning Tubs or Baskets

Spelling cards can be used with dry erase markers for a write and wipe activity. Magnet letters or letter tiles can be used for a hands on spelling activity.

Skills Assessed:

  • Reading AB Words
  • Writing AB Words
  • Spelling AB Words

Each center is low prep. They need to printed, cut out and laminated for durability. Once created, each center can be used over and over.

Related Activities:

AB Family Activity Bundle

CVC Sentences

Hands on Reading Mats