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Lyrics and Music. English Language and Grammar. Themes and Topics. Root Word Dictionaries & Resources. Speaking Skills. Parts of Speech. English Tenses. Flashcards: Tools and resources. What is PAF? - My Learning Springboard. Last edited Feb 27, 2017 @ 9:57 pm Preventing Academic Failure, or PAF, is a multisensory, Orton-Gillingham based reading intervention program that integrates reading, writing, and spelling.

What is PAF? - My Learning Springboard

PAF was developed by Phyllis Bertin, Director of Reading at the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and Eileen Perlman, former Director of the Reading Initiative at The Churchill School and Center. The principles and practice of PAF are incredibly beneficial to students with dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities as well as younger students learning to read.

The specific goals of the program, or intervention, are to give students the tools to read cohesively, write fluidly, and spell with ease. 159: What are non-phonetic words? — Pronuncian: American English Pronunciation. Transcript Hi again, and welcome back to Seattle Learning Academy's American English pronunciation podcast.

159: What are non-phonetic words? — Pronuncian: American English Pronunciation

My name is Mandy, and this is our 159th episode.


Struggling with the past tense: Verbal acquisition of -ed forms following monophthongs in verbs. Struggling with the past tense: Verbal acquisition of -ed forms following monophthongs in verbs By Beth Crumpler This is the third in a series of three articles about struggling with past tense -ed and instructional techniques to help.

Struggling with the past tense: Verbal acquisition of -ed forms following monophthongs in verbs

We are continuing the series on ELL pronunciation struggles with the past tense -ed. The articles published in this series: Part 1: Struggling with the past tense: Verbal acquisition of -ed forms of verbs and Part 2: Struggling with the past tense: Verbal acquisition of -ed forms following monophthongs in verbs.


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Interested in finding out what kind of teacher you are? Take our latest quiz! Teacher Q&A Read about the experiences of ELT teachers in their own words, as we ask them ten quick questions about what it means to teach.Last Minute Activities Need a quick activity to top up your lesson? Try these last-minute life savers from our teachers' resource site onestopenglish.Case Studies. The English Phonetic Alphabet. Consonant Sound /r/ - Pattern - 1 Syllable words - Authentic American Pronunciation. Consonant Sounds /f-v/ - Pattern - Authentic American Pronunciation. Pinterest. Teaching phonics, Phonics activities and Phonics games. VOWEL SPELLING CHART. Loving2Learn's Site Map. Reading and Writing Continued Word Puzzles Writing Word Games Sentences Sentence Puzzle Games Writing Sentences Games.

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Word Families: Printable Books, Learning Videos, & More. Sight Words: Games, Books, and Learn Along Videos. Rhyming: Rhyming Games and a Learn Along Videos. Teaching Sounds in Words Games, a Quiz and Learn Along Videos. Teaching Sounds in Words, a Quiz, and Learn Along Videos. Ending Sounds: Games, Quiz, and Learn Along Videos. Beginning Sounds: Games, Quiz, and Learn Along Videos. Syllables: Game, Quiz, and Learn Along Videos. Super Subjects - It's Easy to Read and Write - Fun Phonics. Learning the Alphabet: Alphabet Books, Games, Learning Videos, & More. Pinterest. Vowels - Authentic American Pronunciation. . ... is an OPEN sound, ie. it is produced by not blocking the breath with the lips, teeth, or tongue. ... is always voiced (VD), ie. the vocal cords vibrate.

Vowels - Authentic American Pronunciation

The word "vowel" came into English 600 years ago, originating in the Latin "vocalis" meaning "voice. " ... can form a syllable by itself: hell-o, aw-ful 1-Syllable Words ... 1-Syllable Words + R Reduction ... Word Stress. Whimsy Workshop Teaching & Clever Classroom Newsletters. I’m teaming up with my good friend Susanna from Whimsy Workshop Teaching to launch our newsletters.

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Susanna and I know that we want to offer our you awesome ideas that you can use in the classroom. We are both compassionate about literacy and have so many ideas that we want to share with you. By signing up, you get the freebies below. We will be offering more exclusive freebies in our newsletters. Phonics - Whimsy Workshop Teaching. Scroll down to browse the resources in this category, and choose from the Drop Down Menu above to see more category choices.

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You can also click any of the categories below. Art History & Seasonal Crafts. Spelling [p] after Short and Long Vowels ( Read ) The sound [p] shows up in multiple patterns and vowels.

Spelling [p] after Short and Long Vowels ( Read )

In the VCC pattern, the vowel will usually be short if it is stressed. In the VCV pattern, the vowel will usually be long if it is stressed. In the VC# pattern (where the # indicates the end of the word), the vowel will usually be short if it is stressed. Pre-Reading Skills: ABC's, Rhyming, Word Families, Phonics, and So Much More. Lesson Zone CA - pronunciation. Long Vowels Lesson Plan. Day 1 Step 1: Select a book to read to the class that features words with long vowel sounds.

Long Vowels Lesson Plan

Choose a book from one of the Clifford phonics collections or classics such as Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, Clifford's Puppy Days, The Bike Lesson, New Shoes for Sylvia, or The Troll Music. Step 2: Explain to students how slight differences in a word spelling can affect its vowel sound. Demonstrate this point by listing on the chalkboard word pairs such as: rat/rate, bit/bite, cot/coat, fed/feed, and cub/cube. Kindergarten Reading & Writing Lesson Plans. Phonics. Why Use Raz-Plus Leveled Books Phonics instruction is greatly enhanced when it provides ample opportunity for students to practice the sound/symbol relationships they have been taught.

Practice with Reading A-Z resources includes reading word lists and phrases, as well as continuous text in books and stories. Free Classroom Lesson Plans and Unit Plans for Teachers. Please log-in on the LOG-IN computer at the entrance to the Reading Center and log out when you leave. Thank you. Spelling VI: Phonograms – Plumfield and Paideia. Part six of our Spelling Series: diphthong – A complex speech sound beginning with one vowel sound and moving to another vowel or semivowel position within the same syllable (Webster’s II, 1984).

Somehow it helps me a little that the definition of a diphthong uses the word “complex?” Because that word sounds complicated. Its roots go way back through French and Latin to two Greek words meaning, “two sounds.” Teaching Preschoolers Phonograms - Raising Robust Readers. Teaching Pre-schoolers Phonogram Sounds Not surprisingly, my daughter-in-law, Mandy, teaches my four-year-old granddaughter phonograms. She embraces “Wordy’s Way” by teaching Carley phonograms here and there throughout the day. Pre-K. Pre-K 2012-2013 Mathematics C-Rods– I’m a huge fan of Miquon Math (you can read my post on it here) and I plan on utilizing it with all three of my girls. However I won’t start them on it until their kindergarten or first grade year. In the meantime, I plan on utilizing cuisenaire rods.

There is a phenomenal Pre-Miquon booklet available online for FREE that was created by a homeschooling mom that acts as a perfect Miquon introduction.Interest-Led Math – There is a HUGE wealth of resources available for free on the internet for use with pre-k children. Professional Development - Five Components of Effective Reading Instruction. Professional Development - A Guide to Phonics Instruction. Print this page [Click on the photos to see a larger version] Phonics instruction helps children learn and apply the alphabetic principle, which is the understanding of the connection between written letters and spoken sound. Reading is a complex task especially for beginning readers. These readers must manage many cognitive processes occurring simultaneously (e.g., recognizing words; constructing meaning of words and sentences; taking new information and relating it to their background knowledge).

A critical part of this complex task for beginning readers involves making connections between letters and sounds and. Elementary (Grades K-2) Subjects. Site Map for Action Factor Website. Literary Structure Lessonplans, homework, quizzes. Wandering through Wonders: McGraw-Hill Wonders Second Grade Overview - EduKate and Inspire. Teacher Guide To Nursery Rhymes. 1st Grade Reading & Writing Resources.