Everything in my TpT shop is on sale November 26-27. Stock up on reading resources for your Orton Gillingham type lessons. I have lots of games, spelling units, syllable type units, and so much more! All my materials were developed for my own students. They work great for tutoring, homeschools, and small group work. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Blue-Cottage-Reading
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Rough boards add a multisensory aspect to both the phonogram drill and sight word practice in an Orton Gillingham type lesson. My standard rough board is a sheet of plastic canvas. It is easy to find, inexpensive and versatile. I have enough sheets so that all students in my small groups can have one. I… Continue reading Tactile Practice in a Multisensory Lesson
Textured letter cards are a staple in many preschool and kindergarten classrooms. They can be used in many ways to add a multisensory aspect to instructions. I have a 30 year old homemade set that I'm still using. One of my very favorite ways to use them is to do rubbings. This is… Continue reading Sand paper letter rubbings
This is a simple activity to use during lessons when working on spelling options. I put down cards with the two or three spelling options ( for example oi/oy, ay/ai, tion/sion ). I often have these cards because I use them as headings for word sorts. You will also need a stack of word cards that contain… Continue reading Spelling Option Activity
Teaching schwa is always a challenge. The 'lazy" vowel sound is first encountered in two syllable closed syllable words. Most of my students have no problem learning to read words like wagon, salad or melon. Spelling is another story! We practice lots and make it through. The real work with schwa come with open syllables.… Continue reading Schwa: A Few Favorite Resources
My grandson is having trouble learning his kindergarten sight words. I am too far away to spend time working with him in person, but I created a few games for him to use with his mom and dad. He especially loves stories with magic. This card game includes all the Kindergarten sight words he needs… Continue reading Kindergarten Sight Words