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…

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….

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! πŸ’— Why We Love It Labeling pictures…

When to Use C vs. K: Teaching Info + Free Printables
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When to Use C vs. K: Teaching Info + Free Printables

Learn the spelling generalizations for the /k/ sound and when to use C vs. K! Teaching this rule will be easy with the information and FREE printable resources! Download our helpful anchor chart and a practice worksheet to help your students become proficient spellers with C and K. Beginning /K/ Sound Rule for C or…

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 Orthographic Mapping + FREE Worksheets
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All About Orthographic Mapping + FREE Worksheets

Learn all about orthographic mapping and its importance in building fluent readers. You’ll also get 2 free word mapping sheets for effective phoneme-grapheme mapping practice, so your students can turn unknown words into sight words! What is Orthographic Mapping? Orthographic mapping (OM) is the process our brains go through to create a permanent connection with…

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 and how to use Science of Reading-aligned methods to teach it to students. 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…

Spring Flowers Word Building – FREE Printables
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Spring Flowers Word Building – FREE Printables

These Spring Flowers Word Building printables are a free, engaging, multisensory activity to practice phoneme-grapheme mapping, word building, alphabetical order, and more! 🌸 Why We Love It Like our winter word building activity, this helps students practice phoneme-grapheme mapping with 3 and 4 phoneme words. The flowers contain all the letters of the alphabet, plus…