Using a simple idea and few supplies students can cut consonants and make CVC words for word families. Here is an example of a "flip book" that we made today. With each flip of the beginning consonant there is a new CVC word to read. Later they wrote the words on lined paper.
Great practice in decoding! This also satisfies 3 items on the Daily 5 list ~ read to self, read to someone else, and write words!