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! 🚪Open & 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…

Teaching V/V Words – with Free Printable Word List
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Teaching V/V Words – with Free Printable Word List

Read all about teaching V/V words, sometimes referred to as “Lion Words.” Learn how to divide these syllables properly for accurate reading and spelling, and get a free printable list with 36 common V/V words! All About V/V Words V/V words are multisyllabic words that follow this specific pattern Vowel-Vowel. In V/V words, the vowels…

Dyslexia Therapy: Lexercise’s Online Help for Struggling Readers
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Dyslexia Therapy: Lexercise’s Online Help for Struggling Readers

Looking for convenient, affordable, and science-backed Orton Gillingham dyslexia therapy? Look no further! Check out our honest review of Lexercise’s IDA accredited online structured literacy therapy. They’ve helped tons of kids reach their full potential! This post is sponsored by Lexercise. All opinions are our own! Why It’s Important to Me I’d always heard the saying,…

Doubling Rule: Free Printables for Teaching Spelling
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Doubling Rule: Free Printables for Teaching Spelling

Learn all about teaching kids the Doubling Rule (1-1-1 rule). It’s an important spelling rule that helps students spell tons of words with ease and accuracy! Get bonus free printables to practice the rule so it becomes automatic! ✌🏽What Is the Doubling Rule? The Doubling Rule is a spelling rule that kids need to know….

Syllabication Rules + Free Syllable Division Rules Poster
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Syllabication Rules + Free Syllable Division Rules Poster

Dividing words into syllables can be a super effective strategy for teaching kids to decode multisyllabic words. Learn all about syllabication and syllable division rules, and get lots of resources, including a free anchor chart, to make your instruction effective! What Is Syllabication? Syllabication is breaking words apart into syllables. We sometimes refer to this…

Professional Training in Science of Reading: Lexercise Review
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Professional Training in Science of Reading: Lexercise Review

An honest review of the professional development Orton Gillingham/Science of Reading training from Lexercise. You’ll also get 13 FREE printable sound sorts inspired by the coursework! This post is sponsored by Lexercise. All opinions are our own!  Why We Love It There are a lot of OG/Structured Literacy training options, and we are thrilled 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…

Spelling Rules: Which Rules to Teach + Free Printables
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Spelling Rules: Which Rules to Teach + Free Printables

Learn the basics about spelling rules in English! As a bonus, we include links to lots of freebies to help teach and reinforce the specific spelling rules you’re working on. Read, learn, and grab your free printables! Why Teach Spelling Rules? Research rooted in the Science of Reading says that systemic, explicit instruction is necessary…

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! 💗 Why We Love It Labeling pictures…