114+ Short E Words (Free Printable List)
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114+ Short E Words (Free Printable List)

Learn all about the Short E sound following research-backed, Science of Reading-aligned best practices, and get a free printable list of 114 short e words, organized by word family. 🍳 All About Short E The letter E represents a vowel sound. It can be a long or short vowel sound. Short vowels are usually taught first to…

Phonemic Awareness Practice with Letters
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Phonemic Awareness Practice with Letters

Learn all about what phonemic awareness is, the skills included within phonemic awareness, and why it’s best to practice phonemic awareness with letters. Read the research and get activities to use in your classroom with students. πŸ‘‚πŸΌWhat Is Phonemic Awareness? Phonemic awareness is the awareness of the sound units that make up spoken words. These…

150+ Short A Words (Free Printable List)
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150+ Short A Words (Free Printable List)

Learn all about the short A sound and get a free printable list of over 150 short A words, organized by word family. 🍎 All About Short A A vowel sound is made with an open mouth, where the jaw drops and the sound is unobstructed. Every written syllable MUST include a vowel. Short vowels…

100 Free Printable CVC Words Chart & Cards
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100 Free Printable CVC Words Chart & Cards

Get 100 free printable CVC words cards with a printable chart to match. Kids will read the words and feel a huge sense of accomplishment as they realize that they have the skills to read 100 total words! About CVC Words CVC refers to a three-letter word following this specific pattern: Consonant-Vowel-Consonant. An excellent illustration…

Phoneme Manipulation: 3 Free Worksheets
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Phoneme Manipulation: 3 Free Worksheets

Learn all about phoneme manipulation, an important foundational phonological awareness skill. Use the 3 free worksheets for kids to practice this skill by changing beginning, middle, and ending sounds in words! What Is Phoneme Manipulation? Phoneme manipulation is changing sounds in words. This can be done by adding, deleting, or substituting sounds in words. A…

Free CVC Word Decodable Stories for Reading & Spelling
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Free CVC Word Decodable Stories for Reading & Spelling

Get 5 FREE worksheets with CVC word decodable stories, one worksheet for each short vowel. Kids will get targeted and meaningful decoding and encoding practice using these no-prep resources. πŸ“– Why Use Decodable Passages? We love using decodable texts for so many reasons! Decodable texts feature words and spellings directly linked to the letter-sound relationships…

Dyslexia Therapy: Lexercise’s Online Help for Struggling Readers
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Dyslexia Therapy: Lexercise’s Online Help for Struggling Readers

Looking for convenient, affordable, and science-backed Orton Gillingham dyslexia therapy? Look no further! Check out our honest review of Lexercise’s IDA accredited online structured literacy therapy. They’ve helped tons of kids reach their full potential! This post is sponsored by Lexercise. All opinions are our own! Why It’s Important to Me I’d always heard the saying,…

B and D Reversals: Helpful Strategies & FREE Poster
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B and D Reversals: Helpful Strategies & FREE Poster

It’s incredibly common for kids to confuse lowercase b’s and d’s. We’ll discuss the why and how behind the letter b and d reversal and share practical and helpful strategies to correct letter confusion. As a bonus, get a FREE B and D Reversal poster. Why Do Letter Reversals Happen? Lowercase letters b and d…

Match the Letters with Pictures – Free Printables
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Match the Letters with Pictures – Free Printables

Get these Match the Letters with Pictures multisensory printables! Young learners in preschool and Kindergarten will get multisensory alphabet practice by matching uppercase and lowercase letters with colorful beginning sound pictures to build a solid foundation of alphabet knowledge, an early predictor of reading success. πŸ’˜ Why We Love It Children will use this resource…

Free Digraph Spelling Practice Activities: Sh, Ch, Th, Ck
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Free Digraph Spelling Practice Activities: Sh, Ch, Th, Ck

Get 4 FREE printable flowers with petals that lift to allow you to read, confirm, and spell 24 words containing the digraphs sh, ch, th, and ck! Students will practice using research-backed Science of Reading-aligned process! Why We Love It Teaching digraphs is a new and exciting concept for kindergarten and first-grade students. They are…