One of the biggest struggles my students, particularly my older students, have is blending large words together. Many of my tutoring sessions include activities to help facilitate better whole word reading of larger, longer words. One activity that my students seem to enjoy is simple and inexpensive to make. The only things you need are Continue Reading
We all know how desperately our struggling readers need to work on vowel sounds. Adding a Vowel Intensive activity to your phonics lesson can give students the practice they need to master these challenging sounds.
Games are a great way to reinforce learning, especially for more complex concepts and rules. The 1-1-1 Doubling Rule is one of the Three- Great Rules and often required review or re-teaching. The rule: In a 1 syllable word that has 1 vowel and 1 consonant after the vowel, when adding a suffix that begins Continue Reading