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Word Family Unit (-an Words)

This word family unit features several -an words, including: fan, man, tan, can, pan, and ran. Activities include a word wheel, a slider, flash cards, word wall words, and a trace-and-write worksheet.

Word Family Worksheets -an


This printable turns into a mini-book when assembled. Van, man, and pan are the words featured in this activity.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Common Core
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This printable has several parts to complete, all helping students learn to read, write, and identify words that end with -an.
1st Grade
Write the words that correlate to the pictures on the lines. Color in the ovals that contain -an words. Then color in the pictures on the bottom that end with -an.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use scissors to cut out the words along the dotted lines. Then use a small amount of glue to affix them below the related pictures.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students can cut out these word cards and arrange them to form sentences using "an" words. There are 25 words, including 6 "an" words. After creating sentences, students can practice writing them on the lined paper that is included.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Write in the missing letters for each word. For example: "fa_ is fan."
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use the pictures to identify the word and then write in the missing letters for each -an word.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Fill in the circles that make each word with a crayon, and then write that word on the line next to it.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Along each line of letters, find the word associated with the picture and circle it.
1st Grade
Using the pictures as hints, write words that end with -an on the lines and then think up a few more and write them down.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
For each picture, color it in, then trace the word and rewrite the word on the provided lines.
1st Grade
Track and write the words pan, fan, man, ran, van, than, and plan.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use this printable worksheet to write down as many -an words as you can think of.
1st Grade
Children can use an ink pad and letter stampers to make the following words: van, plan, can, than, and man.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Games

Students take turns finding pairs of matching -an words in this 2-players memory card game.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Build this word spinner using a pencil and a paperclip. Then students can play word games with it.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Slider, Flashcards, and Word Wheel

Cut out the bear and weave the letter strip through his tummy. Slide the strip up and down to see words in the -an family.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Use these flashcards for practicing word family words, learning games, or word family scavenger hunts.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out the wheel and assemble with paper fasteners. Spin to reveal words. Read the words fan, man, ran, pan, than, van, and plan.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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