How To Switch To and Use A Sound Wall In The Classroom
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How To Switch To and Use A Sound Wall In The Classroom

It’s time to ditch word walls for sound walls. Sound walls are based on the science of reading, and are an excellent way to explicitly teach the phonemes. They are highly effective, especially for struggling readers, and make a lot more sense than word walls. Sound walls can be used in primary grades and with…

R Controlled Vowels – The R Combination Syllable
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R Controlled Vowels – The R Combination Syllable

Next up in my syllables series is the r-combination syllable and r controlled vowels. In this post, I’ll explain what the r-combination syllable is and how to teach it using multisensory methods so your students can read r controlled vowels. If you missed the previous syllable posts, you can find them all here. What is an r controlled…

How To Teach Silent E Words – The Vowel-Consonant-E Syllable

How To Teach Silent E Words – The Vowel-Consonant-E Syllable

Next up in my syllables series is the vowel-consonant-e syllable, also known as CVCE, Magic E, Silent E, Sneaky E, Bossy E, and a few other fun names. In this post, I’ll explain what the vowel-consonant-e syllable is and how to teach it using multisensory methods so your students can read silent e words. If…