Strategies for Improving Handwriting - Make Take & Teach
There is so much you can learn about a student’s phonics skills just from looking at writing samples. One of the big “ah-ha” moments from my Phonics First training (Orton-Gillingham based program) was when the trainer said that a student has not fully mastered a phonics rule until you see him/her use it in writing. […]
‘I Spy…’ Digraph Hunt/Observation Sheets (SB10586)
Simple sheets to use in hunts where children find items containing the digraphs on their sheet.
Phonics screening revision game
I made this snakes and ladders type game to help reinforce all the graphemes up to phase 5 as prep for the screening test. Also sneaked in some consonant b...
11 Hands-On Activities for Teaching ir/er/ur! - Make Take & Teach
When teaching a phonics skill it’s often helpful to use a key word and picture to help the students remember the sound to the letter combinations. For the ir/er/ur phonics bundle, my fabulous artist created “bird” themed borders and game boards and they turned out absolutely adorable! This phonics bundle contains 11 hands-on activities for teaching […]
Sight Word HIGH FIVE Game!
Play High Five Sight Words for a fun way to teach your child to read! Beginning readers will love this reading game!
Nonsense Word Fluency Homework
Nonsense word fluency homework for kindergarten. If students are able to read nonsense words then they will be able to decide unknown words.
Read, Write, inc green and red words
Supports Ruth Miskin's Read, Write, Inc programme. Powerpoints with all green and red words. Please rate my resources and if you find them useful please le...
Read Write Inc. Phonics: Ruth Miskin demonstrates how to teach complex sounds
Ruth Miskin demonstrates how to effectively teach complex sounds to children. You can find out more about Ruth's approach at https://global.oup.com/education...
How to Keep Gifted Students Engaged and Learning
Anyone who knows me, reads this blog, or uses my resources knows that I am passionate about differentiation. I think that is because I grew ...