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Word Family Unit (-ip Words)

Below you'll find a collection of teaching resources for teaching early readers about the -ip family of words. Students can practice reading the words: chip, drip, trip, ship, strip, snip, clip, flip, hip, skip, lip, tip, rip, dip, and sip.

Word Family Worksheets -ip


Have your class complete these activities to learn about words in the
-ip word family.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Here is another worksheet to help familiarize your students with words that end with -ip.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
You will need scissors and glue to do this activity. Match the words to the pictures.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Make sentences using these 25 word cards. They include 5 "-ip" words. Try to use at least one in each sentence. Write each sentence on the lined paper.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Write the missing letters for each word in the boxes provided. For example: "s__ip" is "ship".
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Within the boxes under each picture, write in the missing first letters of each -ip word.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color the circles with the right letters that make up the -ip word. Then write the word on the primary-ruled lines next to it.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Find and circle the "-ip" word in every row of letters.
1st Grade
Can your students think of six different "-ip" words? Have your students write them on the lines of this graphic organizer. Includes illustrated hints of a boat, a person falling, and a person's face to help students figure out the words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color in the pictures with crayons. Then trace the words along the dotted lines. Next, write the words on the lines.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Have your students brainstorm as many "-ip" words as they can. They can write them on the primary-ruled lines with room for up to 8 words.
1st Grade
Kids can use an ink pad and letter stampers to make the following words: ship, trip, dip, hip, and flip.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Games

This 2-player memory matching card game will have students recognizing and reading -ip words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This word spinner can be used for a bunch of different learning center activities and games. Words include: ship, trip, hip, skip, lip, flip, tip, and drip.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Slider, Flashcards, and Word Wheel

Assemble the bear-themed word slider to view and practice -ip words. The ALT button will lead to a full-color version.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Print out these pages to cut out the 15 different flashcards for the -ip word family unit.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Print out the word wheel (on card stock paper for best results). Use a paper fastener to attach the two wheels together and spin to read each of the words that end in -ip.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

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More Word Family Units

This page has a listing of numerous other word family units, including: -ag, -all, -and, -ate, -ay, -eat, -ent, -ere, -est, -in, -ink, -op, -ot, -ub, -ump, and -un.

Short - I Printables (Phonics)

This page contains worksheets that have words with a short-i sound in them. Download card games, build-a-word worksheets, poems, and more!

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