ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

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

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

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Jenga

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 12th Apr 2020

Do you need an activity to practice syllabication that is both challenging and fun? If so, try this out! Make it Multisensory You’ll need a Jenga game and fine-tip marker. You’ll also want to have the … read more

Red Word History

Posted by Guest Blogger on 11th Mar 2020

National Reading Month is going strong here at Brainspring! What is a red word, and what are their origins? How much of our complex English language follows spelling rules compared to these irregular … read more

Multisensory Monday: Play CaTCH with Me!

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd Feb 2020

Introducing the –tch rule was a lot of fun using my own Bitmoji! Here I am with a big baseball glove, perfect for “catch.” In my first grade class I begin with a whole group lesson using a PowerPoint … read more

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Word Uno

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 20th Jan 2020

Quickly and accurately reading multisyllabic words is troublesome for many emergent or struggling readers. To provide extra practice with longer words, I like to use games. They’re quick, fun, and oft … read more