Word Families: Lesson for Kids


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Which word fits in the same word family as: head?

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1. Which word doesn't fit in the -ing word family?

2. What is the best definition of a word family?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz/worksheet, you must be able to understand what a word family is as well as examples of word families. Take the quiz at any time, on any device, and as often as you'd like.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will test your knowledge with this quiz by choosing:

  • Which word is in the same word family as 'head'
  • A word that does not fit with the '-ing' word family
  • The best definition of word family
  • A group of words that is the best example of a word family
  • The two words in a sentence that are in the same word family

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as what is meant by 'word family'
  • Making connections - use understanding of word families to choose the correct word that would fit in the same family as 'head'
  • Problem solving - use what you know to solve word family problems

Additional Learning

If you're having fun with this topic and want to learn more, you can by reading the lesson called Word Families: Lesson for Kids. This lesson talks about:

  • A famous book by Dr. Seuss that is a good example of word families
  • How to use word families when spelling and reading
  • A list of common word families
  • Examples of word families used in sentences