Lesson Plans that Unlock Adventures: How to Best Create Them


Orton Gillingham lesson plans are the keys to unlocking learning adventures for our students.  We don’t want to go into lessons just winging it, right? But, how are lesson plans created? Some questions we may ask: What should always be included? How many parts should be in the lesson? What is too much and what’s too...

NEW Product Alert! VCCV REPTILE Words Packet, Great for Assessments


This packet covers Syllable Division pattern REPTILE Words, with 25 pages including answer keys. It features overviews, strategies, anchor charts, and multiple worksheets focusing on VCCV patterns. Additional materials include fluency stories “The Reptile and Pancake” in both basic and advanced versions. Download available.

Mastering R-Controlled Syllables, Information You Need to Know (VIDEO)


https://youtu.be/n5ZaPXQlt5E Mastering R-Controlled Syllables: Information You Need to Know The R-controlled syllable is the R in REVLOC. In REVLOC, R-controlled syllables dominate all. Full written article: Mastering R-Controlled Syllables: Innovative Orton-Gillingham Techniques You Need to Know - Orton Gillingham for All (ogforall.com) Links to things that will help keep this channel going! Workbook Store: https://bit.ly/3llnvDp Drill Deck Book: https://bit.ly/3V0VoKY...

Mastering R-Controlled Syllables: Innovative Orton-Gillingham Techniques You Need to Know


The R-controlled syllable is the R in REVLOC. In REVLOC, R-controlled syllables dominate all. The remember sentence says: Always look for R first, then look for E, V, L next, and last look for O and C. REVLOC is a made-up word, but tells students the order to look for when decoding words. R-Controlled Syllable Pattern For someone new...

Expert Strategies for Encoding and Decoding (Video) from Orton Gillingham Coaching


https://youtu.be/oNEz4Ychqak Full article: Expert Strategies for Teaching Encoding and Decoding Skills - Orton Gillingham for All (ogforall.com) Encoding and Decoding are terms we hear a lot in any phonics approach and in Orton Gillingham you will also hear these terms. This video shines a light on encoding and decoding and gives plenty of activities for teaching...

6 Easy Steps to Teach Better Spelling (Video): SOS Technique


https://youtu.be/8rf-2G0oOhE 6 Easy Steps to Spelling Better: SOS Spelling Technique Spelling can be a challenge for both kids and adults but throw in a word that makes no sense phonetically, (especially when you are teaching phonics!), and it can throw students for a loop. Simultaneous Oral Spelling (SOS Technique) can be a spelling-lifesaver. It’s used in...

Making Sense of the Consonant Reading 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 comparison, spelling a sound, for example, is when you ask a student,...

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...

The Magic of Teaching Silent E Syllables from Orton Gillingham Coaching (VIDEO)


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...