There are a couple of statements that I have heard down through the years. One common statement is particularly from others outside the education field, and that is it must be difficult to teach a child to read. I’ve taught reading for many years, but I’ve never thought about it being easy or hard. The
When student(s) arrive at Teaching Reading Step 2, they have mastered identifying 80% (21/26) of the letters and their corresponding sounds. Also, they are able to independently write 80% (21/26) of the letters of the alphabet. If you need resources to help you with these skills, read my blog post Teaching Reading . Now they are ready to
This reading unit is the first of six units I have created. This is the first syllable type that a teacher would teach if they were teaching students who are beginning to learn to read. Closed syllables are CVC words. The definition of a closed syllable is one of the six types of syllables in reading.
This bundle contains six units that give specific word examples of each syllable word type. The six syllable types of reading are Closed, Vowel-Consonant-e, Open, r-Controlled, Vowel Digraph & Diphthong, and Final Stable. Each unit provides a plethora of word lists that target each syllable type. Teaching reading by syllable types provides students with a
I created this packet for my students to have fun learning the difference between long and short vowel sounds. All of these games can be played individually or as a team. There are blackline masters of each animal if students wish to color their own animal mats. If you would like to make the games