Friday, March 12, 2021

Lesson 21 - word family 'ell'

 

Teach your child the word family 'ell'. 

With this family word your child should be encouraged to read new words containing the word family 'ell'. Please refer to lesson 20 which describes how to teach new words.

Here is a link to my YouTube channel.

 https://youtu.be/IdcVrVVahkc 

For those unable to access YouTube here is a video link.


 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Lesson 20 - word family 'ee'.


  

Teach your child to learn to read new words using all the word families we have learned to-date.

Here is the link to my YouTube video for lesson 20.

https://youtu.be/c7OMUxp05yE 

 

For those who cannot access YouTube here is a video link.


 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Lesson 18 - ay

 


Digraphs can include a combination of consonants or vowels.

The combination 'ay' is a digraph.  

Friday, January 1, 2021

Orthographic memory Dr. Kathryn Garforth and Jennifer Buckingham (part 4)



The following is from the conversation between Dr. Kathryn Garforth and Jennifer Buckingham.

Sight words or one that has been memorized based on its shape vs the word that has been orthographically mapped. Because I see in many classroom teachers sending home Dolch words and expect kids to memorise them. Let us talk about why that is not the best approach and how memorizing a word is different from mapping it orthographically in your brain (Kathryn Garforth).