All About The Vowel Team Syllable (Vowel Digraphs & Vowel Diphthongs)
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All About The Vowel Team Syllable (Vowel Digraphs & Vowel Diphthongs)

Continuing with my syllable series, learn what a vowel team syllable is and how to teach it using multisensory methods. You can find all my syllable posts here. And you can read The 6 Types of Syllables here, where I explain what a syllable is, how to count syllables, and go over the 6 syllable types. What is…

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 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 older…

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…

Simultaneous Oral Spelling Multisensory Spelling Strategy

Simultaneous Oral Spelling Multisensory Spelling Strategy

Simultaneous Oral Spelling, also known as S.O.S., is a multisensory spelling strategy that is really effective for poor spellers and dyslexics. The strategy builds phonological awareness skills, an area that is often a huge deficit in poor spellers and dyslexics. Research has shown that simultaneous oral spelling is a very effective multisensory spelling method for…