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…

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…

Schwa Sound Practice Worksheets: FREE Printables
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Schwa Sound Practice Worksheets: FREE Printables

The Schwa is the most common vowel sound in English, so students need lots of practice in order to read, spell, and pronounce words containing a schwa. Get two free Schwa Sound practice worksheets to help your students identify and spell the schwa sound in words. What Is the Schwa Sound? There are some basic…

A Better Way to Teach Letter X: Free Worksheet
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A Better Way to Teach Letter X: Free Worksheet

Learn the Science of Reading-aligned way to teach the letter X to your students. Gain confidence in teaching your students all about the unique letter X and get a free printable orthographic mapping worksheet for student practice. πŸ€” Rethinking How to Teach X As teachers, we begin explicit phonics instruction by introducing letters and linking…

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…

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…

The Schwa Sound: What It Is & How To Teach It
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The Schwa Sound: What It Is & How To Teach It

Learn all about the most common vowel sound in all of English: the schwa sound. Then get practical tips and ideas for teaching the schwa vowel sound to your students for accurate reading and spelling. Schwa Sound Fast Facts πŸ‘‰ The schwa sound is the most common vowel sound in English. πŸ‘‰ It’s the sound…

128+ Schwa Sound Words: Free Printable Lists
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128+ Schwa Sound Words: Free Printable Lists

The ultimate lists of Schwa sound words! Get two printable lists with 128 Schwa Sound words and examples. The lists are organized with words based on the placement of the schwa sound or vowel that makes the schwa sound. ℹ️ About the Schwa Sound 5 fast facts about Schwa: πŸ€” Want to know more? Learn…

Picture Labeling: 6 Free Worksheets
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Picture Labeling: 6 Free Worksheets

Picture labeling is an excellent activity to use with young writers learning to spell. Get 6 FREE label-the-picture worksheets that follow Science of Reading procedures. Kids will have a blast while they tap the sounds, map the letters, spell and read the words, and then color the pictures! πŸ’— Why We Love It Labeling pictures…