Each unit in Spell & Write, Kindergarten is built around a short-vowel word family. A story introduces three word-family spelling words. The spelling words are practiced on a variety of ways in eight spelling and writing activity pages. The short vowel families in Spell & Write, Kindergarten are -at, -op, -in, -un, -en, -an, -ot, -ig, -et, -ed, -ug, and -it. Each unit ends with a Test Your Skills assessment page. Students take a spelling test and answer questions about the spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills presented in the unit.