Level II Orton-Gillingham Course Content designed for:
K-12 General Education; Resource/Special Education who have taken EITHER Phonics First or Structures
This rigorous course emphasizes instruction of struggling readers at all grade-levels and is critical for teachers working with the learning/language disabled and dyslexic students
Level II is required for those pursuing certification.
Participants gain expertise in: • Instruction of skills taught in Phonics First®/Structures Level I • Customizing lessons for the dyslexic and learning/language-disabled student at all grade-levels • Advanced concepts of decoding and encoding
Participants learn to customize instruction in: • Basic phonics through advanced morphology • Syllabication/multisyllable word attack strategies • The Reciprocal Teaching process • Multisensory comprehension • Multisensory syntax (grammar)
Additional benefits: • Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation • Opportunities for hands-on lesson practice • Emphasis on teaching reading to struggling and dyslexic/learning disabled readers using Orton-Gillingham methodology
Upon completion, participants will: • Be prepared to teach Phonics First® and Structures to K-12 dyslexic/learning disabled students
Prerequisite: Completion of Phonics First® Level I three months or more prior to enrolling in Level II. Current teaching experience with Phonics First® is strongly recommended.
Course Hours: 16.25