A phonics scope and sequence provides a systematic and explicit plan for teaching phonics and the core code knowledge. Grab your free scope and sequence.
Do you remember cootie catchers? Surprisingly, these printable phonics games are a great way to practice phonics skills. Here are 7 cootie catcher ideas.
You know your students need explicit phonics instruction. It’s time to look for shortcuts without skimping on quality. Here are some ideas that will help.
The RTI model is a three-tier approach that makes the most of school resources, by moving from whole-class to small group to 1-1 instruction as needed.
Reading intervention is key to help improve reading skills as reading impacts many areas of learning. Here are 4 intervention strategies for reading.
Phoneme manipulation is the practice of inserting, deleting, or substituting sounds in words and it helps to build phonemic awareness skills.
Practicing segmenting phonemes, identifying sounds, and pairing them with graphemes helps students grasp how sounds and letters work together.
Kids need to learn phonemes and graphemes, and how to segment, blend, and manipulate sounds. Give students practice phoneme blending using games.
SATPIN refers to the first six letters students learn in many phonics programs, allowing students to blend sounds to create a large number of words.