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Word Family Unit (-ew Words)

Here is a collection of printable activities for young readers to learn about the 'ew' family of words. Try out the tracing worksheets, matching game, flashcards, and others. Words included: stew, grew, drew, few, knew, flew, crew, and new.

Word Family Worksheets -ew


Color "-ew" and the shapes with -ew words. Write the -ew words matching the pictures and then fill in the word boxes at the bottom.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Use scissors to cut out the "-ew" words and a small amount of glue to attach them to the matching picture below.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Carefully clip these 25 word cards and use them to make sentences. Write each sentence on one of the lines provided. Don't forget to use an "-ew" word in each sentence!
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Write in the missing letters for each
-ew word. For example: "t__rew" is "threw."
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Have your students write in the missing initial letters for each word ending with -ew.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Use a crayon to color in the circles with letters to make up the word. Then write the word on the primary-ruled lines to the right.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Search and circle the "-ew" word in each row of jumbled letters.
1st Grade
Can your students think up 6 different "ew" words? Write them on this printable word web. This graphic organizer has 3 hints; there is a picture of a flying paper airplane, a screw, and a person blowing a bubble.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
On the left side of the worksheet, color in the pictures. Then trace the words in the middle along the dotted lines. Next, write the words on the primary-ruled lines to the right.
1st Grade
Brainstorm as many "-ew" words as you can. Write them on the lines of this worksheet. There is space for up to eight words.
1st Grade
Use letter stampers and an ink pad to make the following words: knew, grew, flew, view, and drew.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Games

This 2-player memory matching card game will have your students identifying and reading -ew words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Put this word spinner together to use for a variety of learning center activities and small group games. Words include: crew, stew, view, new, drew, few, knew, and few.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Slider, Flashcards, and Word Wheel

Slide the letter strip through the fish to practice reading -ew words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Try these print-and-cut flashcards to practice reading these 11 different -ew words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out the wheel and assemble it with a brass paper fastener. Rotate the wheel to read the words that end with -ew. (For best results, you will probably want to print this file on card stock paper.)
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

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Word Family Units (Full List)

We have units for tons of different word families, including -ack, -am, -ail, -all, -ay, -eel, -eep, -ent, -ice, -ing, -it, -ot, -ook, -ug, -ub, and -un.

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