Make-Your-Own Word Ladders Word Ladder (Grades 1-2)

Two blank templates to let kids craft their own word ladders! Students begin at the bottom of the ladder, then add, remove, or rearrange letters in each word until they have made their way to the top! See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 3 Subject: Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Spelling, Phonics, Vocabulary Grade: 1 - 2 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Timothy V. Rasinski Common Core: Language, Reading Foundational Skills File Size: 45 KB

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In this make-your-own word-study lesson, students begin by choosing a word, then write clues that create new words by changing or rearranging the letters in the word before. Two blank word ladder templates are provided—one with 5 rungs and one with 9 rungs!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.2b
Teaching Tips

Once students complete a ladder, add the words to a word wall. Encourage students to use the words in their speaking and writing!