ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Multisensory Monday-Vowel Teams

Multisensory Monday-Vowel Teams

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Jun 2022

Vowel Teams are a combination of two vowels making the long vowel sound. They appear often and early in English vocabulary and are taught as early as Kindergarten for reading. Some facts about teachin … read more
Multisensory Monday: Digraphs vs. Blends

Multisensory Monday: Digraphs vs. Blends

Posted by Brainspring on 30th May 2022

Digraphs are two letters that stand together to make a single sound. On the other hand, Blends are 2-3 consonant combinations where you hear each individual sound. This understanding becomes important … read more
Multisensory Monday: Fun Blending Activities

Multisensory Monday: Fun Blending Activities

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd May 2022

The third part of the 3-Part Drill, blending, increases fluency. The goal for Blending is to be able to read these syllables as whole units. Working toward this goal is an important step to successful … read more
Multisensory Activities – Auditory Drill

Multisensory Activities – Auditory Drill

Posted by Brainspring on 16th May 2022

The Auditory Drill supports the students’ spelling and reading. It is extremely important to keep the drill as multisensory as possible. Always ask for difficult sounds or multiple spellings to give s … read more
Multisensory Monday: Drip, Drop Some Blends!

Multisensory Monday: Drip, Drop Some Blends!

Posted by Brainspring on 2nd May 2022

I love making the Multisensory Introduction activities connect to what is happening with the weather or season. It seems to make the activity extra meaningful to students! One of my favorites during P … read more
How To: Prepare For Summer Reading

How To: Prepare For Summer Reading

Posted by Brainspring on 21st Apr 2022

This time of year, we look forward to the lazy, carefree days of Summer. No routine or plans to try something new or complete a project. Taking things day by day is good, but having a plan, like a "Su … read more