Making Sense of the Consonant Reading Deck from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/XJaIKgd1g5o YouTube Video on Making Sense of the Deck from Orton Gillingham Coaching: https://youtu.be/XJaIKgd1g5o What is a reading consonant? A reading consonant is when you ask what sound(s) letter or letter combinations make. For example, b says /b/, it only makes that one sound. But, g can make two sounds, /g/ and /j/ as in gem.   In...

Teaching R-Controlled Vowels from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://videopress.com/v/yJ2qCi05?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&playsinline=true&preloadContent=auto&useAverageColor=true To Watch on YouTube please visit: https://youtu.be/IQ5Xb5dkCSc Teaching R-Controlled Vowels I’ve talked about syllables in my past posts, but within syllables, and before teaching a syllable type, you might have noticed I also teach the vowel type. For example, you wouldn’t start with a closed syllable before talking about short vowels in depth. Teaching short vowels we...

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...

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...