How to Teach Soft c

How to Teach Soft c

How to Teach Soft c The consonant letter <c> spells /s/ before <e, i, or y>. In this lesson, you’ll find a learning video and word lists. Soft <c> comes about midway through the Viva Phonics program. I had originally placed it much later,...
Teaching the Suffix -ed

Teaching the Suffix -ed

How to Teach the Suffix -ed The suffix <-ed> spells three sounds: /Id, t, d/. In this lesson, you’ll find a learning video and sample word list. When I teach the suffix <-ed>, I teach one sound at a time. If we are studying the suffix <-ed>...
Games to Practice Silent e Words

Games to Practice Silent e Words

Practice Silent e Whether you call it ‘Magic’ e or ‘Bossy e’, here are few card games to help your students practice reading words with long-vowels and Silent <e>. All of the activities can be played after preparing the cards in the...
Letter Sounds for Struggling Students

Letter Sounds for Struggling Students

5 Easy Letter-Sound Activities Struggling Students When a student struggles to master their letter sounds, it just means they need more practice! This doesn’t have to be a daunting task for the teacher or the student. Below are five simple activities that...
How to Teach Reading

How to Teach Reading

How to Teach Struggling Readers Whether you are teaching a beginning or struggling reader, start here. Teach one vowel and a few consonants at a time. I start with a, s, m, t and c. Once students have memorized the sounds for these letters we start blending two and...