All About Glued Sounds: Teaching Tips + Free Printables
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All About Glued Sounds: Teaching Tips + Free Printables

Learn all about the different types of glued sounds and get practical teaching tips for helping students master the concept. You’ll also get 3 free worksheets to help your students practice accurate reading and spelling. What Are Glued Sounds? Have you ever wondered why words like can or ham don’t have a true short vowel…

Cursive Handwriting Practice Sheets: Free pdfs (SOR-Aligned)
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Cursive Handwriting Practice Sheets: Free pdfs (SOR-Aligned)

Get 11 free cursive handwriting sheets that are Science of Reading Aligned for targeted cursive AND phonics practice. Read all about the importance and benefits of explicit handwriting instruction, including tips for teaching cursive writing. Why Teach Handwriting? Current researchers have found that the human brain has many interconnected pathways related to literacy. That’s why…

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…

11 Letter Q Worksheets – Free Printables!
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11 Letter Q Worksheets – Free Printables!

Get 11 free printable Letter Q worksheets, all designed following Science of Reading best practices for teaching the letter q to preschool and Kindergarten students. Children will practice writing the letter q, recognizing the q sound: /k/ /w/, and will learn the important qu spelling rule. Teaching the Letter Q It’s important that teachers be…

Best Science of Reading Books for Teachers (Orton Gillingham)
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Best Science of Reading Books for Teachers (Orton Gillingham)

Check out our list of the best Science of Reading books for teachers, all aligned with Orton Gillingham, to help you gain important knowledge as you teach students to read! About the Books As teachers, we never stop learning! That’s why it’s important to find trustworthy, relevant, research-backed resources. From our list of best free…

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 Magic E Syllable Practice Worksheet
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Free Magic E Syllable Practice Worksheet

This free Magic E Syllable practice worksheet helps kids differentiate between closed, open, and Magic E (VCe) syllables. Use this no-prep resource with students once you’ve introduced the Magic E syllable type. What Is the Magic E Syllable? The Magic E (ME) syllable is one of six syllable types in English. The 6 syllable types…

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. 📖 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…

100 High-Frequency Words: FREE Flashcards (SOR-aligned)
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100 High-Frequency Words: FREE Flashcards (SOR-aligned)

If you’re looking for a science-backed way to teach high-frequency words, look no further. Get 100 beautiful flashcards with words from the Fry word list with hearts above any irregular parts and teacher notes to help you best teach the words in a way that is supported by research. All About High-Frequency Words High-frequency words…

Open & Closed Syllable Houses: Free Printables
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Open & Closed Syllable Houses: Free Printables

This Open & Closed Syllable House activity is the perfect seasonal resource to help reinforce the important concepts of open and closed syllables with your students. Kids have fun opening and closing the door to hear how the vowel sound and word changes! 🚪Open & Closed Syllables Open Syllables and Closed Syllables are the first…