An Orton-Gillingham based education blog sharing multisensory teaching strategies, information and ideas for teaching reading.

Red Words By Heart

Posted by Brainspring on 16th Dec 2020

Red Word instruction is an essential part of every Phonics First® or Structures® lesson. Approximately 15% of the words in English are “non-phonetic” or do not contain regular spelling patterns. These … read more
Orton Gillingham Multisensory Tools: The Red Word Screen

Orton Gillingham Multisensory Tools: The Red Word Screen

Posted by Esther Moreau on 24th May 2018

In English, some words follow the rules and are phonetic. Some words do not follow the rules and are not phonetic. A word that does not follow the rules is called a Red Word. In this video, we briefly … read more