Orton Gillingham Coaching: Teaching Open Syllables, Tools and Strategies


https://youtu.be/x45Fxy5kVTo Video on Strategies and Teaching, with 7 activities, Open Syllables Teaching Open Syllables, Tools & Strategies Open Syllable is the third syllable pattern you teach in Orton Gillingham in the REVLOC system of syllable patterns. Open Syllable Pattern The Open Syllable pattern is CV or V – Consonant, Vowel (or just Vowel). The open vowel at the end...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Consonant Sound Spelling Tools & Strategies


https://youtu.be/nQl2jEsXehE What Is Sound Reading and Sound Spelling? Sound Reading asks, what does this letter say? Sometimes it says one sound and sometimes it says multiple sounds. Examples: What does S say? S says, /s/ and /z/ as in sun and rose What does F say? F says /f/ as in fan Sound Spelling asks, what letter or letter combinations...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Teaching Magic-E (Silent E) Syllables, Tools & Strategies


https://youtu.be/y-_vENKfXSA Video on Magic E Syllables in REVLOC System of Labeling Syllables Teaching Magic-E (Silent E) Syllables, Tools & Strategies Magic E is the second syllable pattern you teach in Orton Gillingham in the REVLOC system of syllable patterns. Magic E Syllable Pattern The Magic E pattern is VCE – Vowel, Consonant, Silent E at the end. The silent...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Teaching Closed (CVC) Syllables


https://youtu.be/-yXkX87LBoc Teaching Closed (CVC) Syllables Closed syllable is the first syllable pattern you teach in Orton Gillingham in the REVLOC syllable patterns. Initial Terms A student must know what a vowel and consonant are to be able to grasp the concept of syllables. They do not need to know the concept of what a syllable is in...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Let’s Talk About the “Hearing-It” in Multi-Sensory. Using Phonemic Awareness in Lessons.


https://youtu.be/TRzXYtfHf5A We talk about Orton Gillingham being multi-sensory. Multi-sensory means we want students of OG to hear the language (auditory), see the language (visual) and use the language as kinesthetic (feel/write). When we combine these three prongs we get a multi-sensory approach, meaning all of these senses are being used by a student to learn.  The auditory...

Orton Gillingham Coaching: Short Vowels & Strategies for Teaching Them


For our Reading Vowels, we start with short vowels. We have a short vowel deck with pictures to help students associate these first letter sounds with pictures. Watch to learn more tools and teaching strategies for short vowels. https://youtu.be/Ll-rPB2MDpo Links from Video: Links: Scope & Sequence Workbooks (these workbooks contain the mini-cards from the video): https://bit.ly/2YN0XDP Link...

A Deeper Dive into Generalizations OI/OY, OU/OW, AU/AW


I’ve written about Orton Gillingham Generalizations before, but I want to take a deeper dive into this topic. What Are Generalization Rules? Generalizations or Generalization Rules are vowel teams that sound alike and also have general rules or situations for when to use them. There are three: OI/OY saying “oi” as in oil/boyOU/OW saying “ou” as in...