Rhythm and Rhyme Activities for Pre-School

Posted by Brainspring on 27th Jan 2022

Practicing rhythm and rhyme is one of the first steps toward phonemic awareness proficiency. Listening to and reacting to rhymes hones students' auditory skills, which are imperative to reading and sp … read more

Multisensory Monday: Conquer the Clock

Posted by Brainspring on 17th Jan 2022

Single vowels have short and long sounds, slowing readers down because they think about which sound works with the words they read. When two vowels are together in a word, it is called a vowel digraph … read more

Multisensory Monday: Skill Intensive for w & wh

Posted by Brainspring on 10th Jan 2022

Here’s a fun, crafty, multisensory way to help students who need additional practice distinguishing between the “w” and “wh” /hw/ sounds and spelling (lessons 1-28 and 1-32.) It can be tailored to stu … read more

Multisensory Monday: Compound Word Cards

Posted by Brainspring on 6th Dec 2021

As students grow as readers and writers, they will encounter more significant words. One type of larger word is a compound word. Compound words are two little words joined together to make a new word. … read more

Morpheme Fun Facts

Posted by Brainspring on 2nd Dec 2021

An important part of Structures® is the instruction of Greek and Latin roots we call morphemes. The knowledge of morphemes leads to the meanings of thousands of words in the English language. It will … read more