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Short Vowel Race

Short Vowel Race

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd Jan 2023

Some students have difficulty identifying short vowel sounds and need additional practice. This is a short game to practice with those sounds.Materials: -Short Vowel List-Short Vowel Race Board -Crayo … read more
Popping Syllables

Popping Syllables

Posted by Brainspring on 9th Jan 2023

A syllable is one unit of sound. Learning syllables involves chunking sounds together in words. This helps the student sound out words when reading. Syllabication can also assist with decoding allowin … read more

Multisensory Monday: Paper Dolls for -NG/-NK Review

Posted by Brainspring on 10th Jan 2021

I can remember loving to play with paper dolls as a child. Nowadays, paper dolls have evolved into having fancy hair, eyebrows, puckered lips and smiles, sunnies, and elaborate outfits. Paper dolls al … read more

Multisensory Monday: Syllabication Word Uno

Posted by Brainspring on 3rd Jan 2021

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