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Those Tricky Short I and Short E Sounds: 7 Tips for Helping Your Student Master Short Vowel Sounds

7 Tips for Helping Your Student Master Short Vowel SoundsThose Tricky Short I and Short E Sounds!One of the very first things students need to master also happens to be one of the most difficult for many of them, the short vowel sounds. Short…
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The Top 6 Tips For Helping Children Blend Sounds

When a Student Finds It Hard to Blend Sounds Together: 6 Tips for Getting Over the HumpWhile very often, things go along quite swimmingly in the Orton-Gillingham lesson plan, from time to time we all have a student that has particular difficulty…

How To Organize Phonological Awareness Supplies

(Contains an affiliate link.)Phonological Awareness contains a mixture of foundational literacy skills which are critical for reading success. It's hard to argue against the need to provide a strong phonological awareness curriculum, particularly…
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6 More Picture Books (Plus some sequels) for Building Phonological Awareness

Not too long ago, I shared 6 of my favorite read aloud books to promote phonological awareness. I promised that there would be even more to come. Here they are! Not only are these great books for building phonemic awareness, but several of them…
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The Top 6 Picture Books For Building Phonological Awareness

The Top 6 Picture Books For Building Phonological Awareness (This post contains affiliate links.)Building phonological and phonemic awareness can happen anywhere at anytime. We know that beneath the umbrella term, phonological awareness,…
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Building Phonemic Awareness For Struggling Readers

(This post uses affiliate links.)Hi everyone! As an Orton-Gillingham teacher who works with children with dyslexia, I know first hand how they struggle with phonological awareness. Under the umbrella term called phonological awareness, we have…