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…

All About Digraphs & Blends: Free Lists & Charts
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All About Digraphs & Blends: Free Lists & Charts

Explore and learn all about consonant blends and digraphs, discerning their distinctions, and discovering the most effective teaching methods. You’ll also get access to FREE Science of Reading aligned resources, including lists and charts, to enhance your instructional approach. What Is a Digraph? Definition: Consonant digraphs are TWO consonants that represent ONE sound. Common Digraphs…

CVCe Word Mapping – Free Printable Worksheet
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CVCe Word Mapping – Free Printable Worksheet

This free printable CVCe Word Mapping worksheet is a multi-sensory, phoneme-grapheme mapping resource that helps students learn all about magic e and practice long vowel sounds! πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Why We Love It This resource is great for so many reasons! πŸ‘‰ For more practice flexing between long and short vowel sounds, get our FREE Magic Wand…

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…

CVC Build a Word Puzzles – Free Printables
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CVC Build a Word Puzzles – Free Printables

Get 10 FREE CVC Word Building Puzzles! These build-a-word printable puzzles are an engaging, mulit-sensory activity for young readers to practice short vowel sounds, initial sounds, and final letter sounds! 🧩 Why We Love It There are so many reasons to love these FREE CVC word puzzle printables! They are an engaging, multi-sensory activity to…

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…

Free Science of Reading-aligned Get to Know Me Worksheet
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Free Science of Reading-aligned Get to Know Me Worksheet

Get a FREE Science of Reading aligned ‘All About Me’ worksheet to use with your students. This printable requires kids to tap into important phonological awareness skills like rhyming, syllable awareness, alliteration, and phonemic awareness, all while getting to share about themselves! Get your free worksheet below. πŸ’— Why We Love It We LOVE creating…

Phonological Awareness Game: Fun & Free Printable
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Phonological Awareness Game: Fun & Free Printable

Kids and teachers alike LOVE this fun, free, no-prep Phonological Awareness Game! It gets them up, engaged, and chatting with friends, while testing out their phonological awareness and phonics skills. The name game includes prompts that will challenge their rhyming, onset-rime, alliteration, syllable awareness, phonemic awareness and phonics knowledge! πŸ‘‚πŸ» Why Focus on Phonological Awareness?…