25 Ways to Make Your OG Literacy Lessons Fun!
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25 Ways to Make Your OG Literacy Lessons Fun!

Get excellent ideas and practical tips for multimodal approaches to literacy instruction. These strategies will be sure to engage students and make your OG (Orton-Gillingham) literacy lessons fun and meaningful! Why Make OG Lessons Fun? According to P. Montgomery’s A Principals Primer for Raising Reading Achievement (2013), the majority of students need repeated exposures to…

All About the Vowel Team/Diphthong Syllable Type
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All About the Vowel Team/Diphthong Syllable Type

Learn all about the vowel team/diphthong syllable type! This syllable type includes either a vowel team or a diphthong functioning as the vowel within the syllable. Get tons of information to help equip your students to easily read longer words! About Vowel Team/Diphthong Syllable πŸ‘‰ What is a syllable? Let’s begin with the basics and…

All About the R-Controlled Syllable Type
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All About the R-Controlled Syllable Type

Learn all about the R-Controlled Vowel Syllable Type, with detailed information, visuals, and resources to help you effectively teach your students all about this syllable type! What Is an R-Controlled Vowel? In order to understand the R-controlled syllable type, we first need to answer the important question: What is an R-Controlled vowel? An R-controlled vowel…

How to Teach the Floss Rule + FREE Word List and Chart
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How to Teach the Floss Rule + FREE Word List and Chart

Learn all about the FLOSS rule (sometimes called the 1-1-1 rule) and how to teach it to students, then download and print a FREE word list & FREE anchor chart to help your instruction stick! What Is the FLOSS Rule? πŸ‘‰ The FLOSS rule is a spelling generalization that says when a one-syllable word with…

I Spy CVC Words – 5 Free Short Vowel Worksheets
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I Spy CVC Words – 5 Free Short Vowel Worksheets

Get 5 free read-and-find I Spy CVC Worksheets! The printables are separated by short vowel sounds, so young readers can practice decoding CVC words as they learn! Why We Love It CVC words are words that follow the Consonant-Vowel-Consonant pattern, creating a closed syllable type. Like our CVC Sentences and CVC Word Searches, this resource…

Teaching Diphthongs OI and OY with Free Printable
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Teaching Diphthongs OI and OY with Free Printable

Learn about the vowel diphthongs OI and OY and the best ways to teach them. And grab a FREE printable to help you teach your students this important phonics concept. What is a Diphthong? A diphthong is a vowel team of sorts, where two vowels come together to make a new sound. πŸ‘‰ Diphthongs are…

Colorful Consonant Blends Anchor Chart – Free Printable
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Colorful Consonant Blends Anchor Chart – Free Printable

Get this colorful, fun, and FREE printable Consonant Blends Anchor Chart. Each of the 26 blends are written on the poster in large letters with a matching picture and keyword. πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Teaching Consonant Blends Consonant Blends Definition: Two or more consonants next to one another, with no vowels between, where each letter sound is heard…