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Word Family Unit (-ut Words)

Below you'll find a collection of teaching resources for teaching early readers about the -ut family of words. Students can practice reading the words: rut, cut, but, strut, shut, nut, gut, and hut.

Word Family Worksheets -ut


Color in the two sections on the left side of the worksheet. On the right, write the words under the images and fill in the tall/short word boxes on the bottom.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Have your class complete these activities to practice reading, writing, and identifying "-ut" words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Students will use scissors to cut out the words on the bottom of the page and glue them to the box below the matching picture.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This page features 25 words, 4 of which are "-ut" words. Carefully cut out the words on this page and arrange them to make sentences. Use an "-ut" word in each sentence. Then, write the sentences on the lined paper provided.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Determine the missing letter for each word by looking at the illustration and write it in the box.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
For each "-ut" word, find and write down the missing first letters and then rewrite the word on the lines below.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color the circles with the correct letters to form the "-ut" word and then write each word on the primary-ruled lines.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
In each row of scrambled letters, find the "-ut" word and circle it.
1st Grade
Print out this word web to write in six different "-ut" words. Images of a hut, scissors cutting a ribbon, and peanuts will help students find the words.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Color in the illustrations and trace the words along the dotted lines. Next, write the "-ut" words on the lines next to it.
1st Grade
This phonics printable allows students to think of as many "-ut" words as they can and write them down.
1st Grade
Kids can use letter stampers and an ink pad to make the following words: nut, cut, shut, but, and strut.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Games

Students can take turns finding pairs of matching -ut words in this 2-player memory card game.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Print and assemble this word spinner to use with a variety of games or activities. Words include: hut, nut, shut, cut, rut, gut, strut, and cut.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Word Slider, Flashcards, and Word Wheel

Cut out the pig-shaped slider and weave the letter strip through the middle. Slide the strip up and down to see words in the -ut word family.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Cut out these printable 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: gut, cut, but, nut, hut, strut, and shut.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade

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