A word family is a group of words that share the same ending or a rime. The following words are included in the -ule word family:
This word family contains a vowel (long u sound) as well as a final consonant sound, e.g. “ule” in “mule“ and our list only includes one syllable words. Word families help young readers notice features of words, e.g., patterns and rimes; they are helpful when teaching both reading and spelling.