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…

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 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…

Phonics Snowman – Free Printables
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Phonics Snowman – Free Printables

This multi-sensory, no prep, Winter-themed Phonics Snowman is great for students practicing all phonics skills. Choose any phonics concept, then have students write words containing that concept on snowflakes and glue them falling from the sky! Why We Love It This Phonics Snowman is a super fun, no-prep activity for learners of all levels! Like…

Free Long Vowel Worksheets – 5 Printables
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Free Long Vowel Worksheets – 5 Printables

Get 5 free printable worksheets for practicing long vowel sounds. There’s one worksheet for targeted practice of each long vowel sound: long A, long E, long I, Long O, and Long U. Get this engaging, no-prep resource for teaching long vowels and make your instruction fun and meaningful! Why We Love Them These free worksheets…

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…

Blending Sounds: Teaching Tips + Free Printable
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Blending Sounds: Teaching Tips + Free Printable

Learn all about continuous blending, the research-backed way to teach the blending of sounds! This strategy will help kids learn to blend sounds effectively and read words quickly and accurately. Read, learn, and get a FREE printable practice sheet! What Is Blending? Blending is the ability to put individual sounds (phonemes) together in order to…

The 9 Jobs of Silent E: Teaching Tips & Free Sort
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The 9 Jobs of Silent E: Teaching Tips & Free Sort

Students need to learn all about the 9 jobs of the final Silent E! We’ll dive deep into the 9 jobs of E, providing context for each job and ideas to support your instruction. Students can practice with the FREE Silent E job sort resource, too! 9 Jobs of E Silent Final E appears at…