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…

Free Morphology Worksheets: Prefixes, Suffixes, Bases
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Free Morphology Worksheets: Prefixes, Suffixes, Bases

Get these FREE morphology worksheets to help students deepen their vocabulary knowledge by analyzing words by looking at morphemes. Get printable word cards with prefixes, suffixes, and bases PLUS a reusable word sum worksheet. Why Teach Morphology? Morphology is a term that relates to the study of word structure and its meaning. Morphemic analysis is…

All About Suffix -S and -ES: Plus Free Worksheet!
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All About Suffix -S and -ES: Plus Free Worksheet!

Teaching students about adding suffix -s or suffix -es to base words is the best way to introduce your students to morphology! Learn more and download a free worksheet for students to practice differentiating the sounds of these common suffixes! All About Suffix -S and -ES First, let’s begin with defining the term suffix. A…

Word Matrix: Free Customizable Template
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Word Matrix: Free Customizable Template

Get a customizable word matrix template, a great tool to integrate effective vocabulary instruction in the classroom! Students practice building words and analyzing their meanings using bases, prefixes, and suffixes with this free printable. All About Word Matrixes Word matrixes (sometimes called matrices) are a tool used to help kids learn about word parts and…

Free Spelling Inventory + Tips for Using Them
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Free Spelling Inventory + Tips for Using Them

Read all about spelling inventories, an important assessment tool for teachers! Learn what they are, and how to use them, and get a free and simplified version (3 pdfs) to use with your students. πŸ“ What Is a Spelling Inventory? A spelling inventory is a task given to kids to assess their current spelling and…

3 Free Dolch HFW Lists by Vowel Sound (SOR-aligned)
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3 Free Dolch HFW Lists by Vowel Sound (SOR-aligned)

Learn research-backed ways to teach sight words and get 3 FREE lists with all 220 Dolch words organized by vowel sound. This Science of Reading-aligned resource makes it easy to teach High Frequency Words based on similar sounds and features. πŸ“ƒ What Are Dolch Sight Words? Edward Dolch was an educator from the 1930’s who…

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…

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! πŸšͺOpen & Closed Syllables Open Syllables and Closed Syllables are the first…

84 VCV Words & Word Lists: Free Printables
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84 VCV Words & Word Lists: Free Printables

Learn all about VCV Words! These FREE printable VCV word lists include 84 words and examples organized in two easy-to-read charts. The words are organized into V/CV words (Tiger words) and VC/V words (Camel words) and are great for reading, dictation, and syllabication practice. About VCV Words VCV words are multisyllabic words that follow this…