How to Start Using a Sound Wall in Your Classroom
A step-by-step guide for how to introduce and use a sound wall in your classroom, and details about the Phoneme Sound Wall resource that has all you need to get your sound wall up and running!
Sound Walls in the Classroom
In this post we discuss the benefits of using a sound wall in the classroom, how they differ from traditional word walls, and how they support students learning to read, write and spell.
Tap It Out! CVC Intervention
This fun intervention activity will help your beginning and struggling readers decode cvc words in a fun, hands-on way! I created this pack to provide my struggling readers with a highly visual and kinesthetic way to practice reading short vowel, cvc words. The pack includes:-2 Tap It On CVC mats (T...
Hello! I have so many blog posts that that are half done so my goal this summer is to get them all finished to share with you all! This f...
5 Things Struggling Spellers Need - This Reading Mama
Struggling spellers. If you teach one, you know exactly what I’m talking about. And you know how frustrating it can be for you and the student. Today, I’m sharing 5 things struggling spellers need. Before I get too far, I just want to say that every child is different. There isn’t a single solution that will ... Read More about 5 Things Struggling Spellers Need
The Secret to Teaching Decoding Strategies
The Beanie Babies Reading Strategies are an effective and engaging tool to help elementary students decode unknown words.
Sound Wall Labels and Complete Tool Kit
You can help your students to make the transition from speech to print with a sound wall. Sound walls are an effective way to group words by phonemes (or letter sounds) instead of by the first letter in the word like a traditional word wall. ►►Looking for Sound Cards with real photos? Check out t...
FREE Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Cheat Sheet
FREE Cheat sheet which overviews 34 essential phonological and phonemic awareness skills. These skills are also used in our Phonological & Phonemic Awareness Assessment & Intervention BUNDLE which is 20% off when purchased as a bundle. Click the link above to download the free preview file...
Reading Level Conversion Chart
This is a handy chart to easily convert DRA, Guided Reading & AR Levels with Grade Level Equivalencies as well as reading development stages. ***the color coding is a system I used to label my books in first grade and found it especially handy when I was a reading specialist. I teach my student...
What Does An Orton-Gillingham Lesson Look Like? - The Literacy Nest
Learn Orton-Gillingham lesson components. Includes the five parts of each lesson, related materials, and additional activity suggestions.
10 Easy Cookie Sheet Alphabet Activities Free Printable for Kids
Easy and fun cookie sheet alphabet activities for kids. Includes 10 free printables for parents and kids to use.
LETTER AND SOUND RECOGNITION ASSESSMENT-FREEBIE!!
Click HERE to get this FREEBIE. Click "READ MORE" to find out how to use this assessment.