Speech and language lesson plans and activities

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Rhyming Words Matching Activity

Rhyming Words Matching Activity

Rhyming words is a perfect activity for young learners as well as for students with autism and special needs. The recognition of rhyme is the entry point to phonemic awareness. There is a strong relationship between rhyming ability and a child`s performance in reading and spelling.The pages must be printed on photo paper and laminated. Cut the cards out following the given directions and you`ll get 36 small boards for mathing 2 rhyming words on each of them.The following rhyming words are included in this activity:bear-pear, snake-cake, box-fox, duck-truck, mouse-house, boat-goat, pan-fan, tree-bee, hat-cat, dog-log, hen-pen, snail-pail, jam-tram, plum-drum, eight-plate, tie-pie, doll-ball, car-jar, shell-bell, stool-pool, bone-phone, clown-crown, clock-lock, cap-map, money-honey, towel-bowl, can-man, mug-jug, pig-fig, blue-glue, boy-toy, bag-flag, eye-fly, four-door, train-plane, string-ring.

By angiesiddd

Fruits and Vegetables Sorting Activity for Special Education

Fruits and Vegetables Sorting Activity for Special Education

This is a great activity while working with students with autism or special needs. After teaching students different categories in small and whole group settings place this task in an independent work area. Learning categories is critical to language development. You can find different flash cards sets and activities in my store. There are 4 pages to be printed and laminated. Cut out the cards and use velcro in the middle of each blanc square on the boards and on the back side of each card. Students will enjoy this activity!

By angiesiddd

Autism & Special Needs Activity- Car Sorting by Color

Autism & Special Needs Activity- Car Sorting by Color

Autism & Special Needs Activity- Car Sorting by Color-a great activity for young children 3-5 ages as well as for students with autism and special needs.The pages to be printed on photo paper and laminated. The cards with pictures muct be cut out. Use velcro on the back side of each card and in the middle of each blanc square on the sorting board.

By angiesiddd

Non Identical Body Parts Sorting Activity for Autism and Special Ed

Non Identical Body Parts Sorting Activity for Autism and Special Ed

Non-Identical Sorting for Autism, Special Ed, Early Intervention, Speech Therapy, ABA, Occupational Therapy, TEACCH, ESLSorting non-identical items is perfect for children who have mastered basic matching and are ready to work on more complex skills. This activity teaches organization and is an essential foundational skill that improves categorizing and discrimination. It is good for early childhood and students with autism & special needs.There are 15 pages to be printed on photo paper and laminated. Cut the cards out. Use velcro in the middle of each blank square on the boards and on the back side of each card. This activity includes the following body partsg: eyes, hair, hands, feet, fingers, arms, legs, ears, head, face.

By angiesiddd

What Do You Do With It? Matching Activity

What Do You Do With It? Matching Activity

What Do You Do With It?- Autism Matching ActivityThis is a great activity for students with autism and special needs.The pages must to be printed on photo paper and laminated. The cards must be cut out. Use some velcro in the middle of each blank square on the boards and on the back side of each card. There are 24 objects included: apple, scissors, headphones, television, bicycle, pencils, ball, candy, doll, fork, pen, knife, hat, books, juice, phone, soap, toothbrush, hairbrush, phone, glasses, guitar, swing, handkerchief.

By angiesiddd

Community Helpers Cards for Special Education, ABA

Community Helpers Cards for Special Education, ABA

Community Helpers Autism Communication Cards, PecsThe pages must be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. Use velcro on the back side of each card for pecs purpose. The cards will help students with autism and special needs develop vocabulary.The 36 cards include the following words: artist, astronaut, actor, dentist, surgeon, hairdresser, judge, reporter, veterinarian, doctor, nurse, chef, construction worker, farmer, firefighter, mechanic, carpenter, president, photographer, police officer, pilot, waitress, baker, electrician, musician, manager, florist, postman, soldier, teacher, mason, pharmacist, sailor, scientist, mayor, volunteer.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity

Farm Animals Word to Picture Matching Activity is an activity that develops vocabulary, reading and spelling skils. Great for students with special needs, autism.There are 15 pictures and 15 words to be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. Use some velcro in the middle of blanc squares on the boards and on the back side of each card.The animals included: dog, cat, pig, chicken, mouse, sheep, duck, goose, goat, cow, horse, donkey, turkey, rooster, rabbit.

By angiesiddd

Seasons Sorting - Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Seasons Sorting - Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Seasons Sorting Activity-Autism & Special NeedsThis is a great activity for TEACCH work system while working with students with autism or special needs. After teaching students the four seasons in small and whole group settings, place this task in an independent work area. Sorting is critical to language development. You can find flash cards sets for all the seasons in my store. There are 8 pages to be printed and laminated. Cut the cards out and use velcro in the middle of each blanc square on the boards and on the back side of each card. Students will enjoy this activity!

By angiesiddd

Food Vocabulary Photo Cards

Food Vocabulary Photo Cards

Food Photo Flash Cards- great for learning vocabulary on the topic through different matching picture to picture activities and memory games as well as for reading and spelling activities. It is a good resource for students with autism and special needs.The flash cards must be printed on photo paper, laminated and cut out. You`ll get 2 sets of cards: first set including only pictures and the second set including also picture names. The words included: apple pie, bacon, bread, butter, cake, cereal, cheese, cheeseburger, chicken soup, chips, chocolate, cookies, cream soup, croissant, donut, egg, fish, fried egg, fries, fruits, honey, hot dog, ice cream, jam, jellies, juice, mashed potatoes, milk, muffin, pancakes, pasta, pizza, popcorn, rice, roasted chicken, salad, salt, sandwich, sausage, steak, sugar, sushi, tea, toast, tomato soup, water, vegetables, yogurt.

By angiesiddd

Fruit Inside & Out Matching Activity

Fruit Inside & Out Matching Activity

Fruit Inside & Out Matching ActivityThis easy-to-assemble activity includes 8 board pages and 4 pages with cards. There are 24 fruits included: apricot, mango, avocado, coconut, kiwi, lime, apple, nut, peach, pomegranate, plum, watermelon, pineapple, lemon, pear, orange, banana, melon, persimmon, strawbery, cherry, fig, grapefruit, mandarin.The pages must be printed ob photo paper and laminated. The cards must be cut out. Use velcro on the back side of the cards and in the middle of each blank square.This is a perfect activity for young learners and those with autism or special needs.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Building Sentences

Farm Animals Building Sentences

Build a Sentence - Farm Animals, Autism and Special NeedsForming sentences is very important for young learners or those with autism. This activity uses real-life pictures for easy recognition of common objects and sight words as sentence starters. It is perfect for early readers. This is also an activity to practice identifying the attributes of what and the number of a group of items. There are 15 groups of items. The student will match the corresponding picture to answer the questions - What? How Many? There are 2 ways to use this file:1. Print the pages and use the pages as a “cut and paste” activity. The students will use glue to paste the correct answers where necessary.2. Print all the pages on photo paper and laminate them. Cut out the pages containing the colors, numbers and pictures. There are 2 pages that serve as boards for the types of answers (“what?”, “how many?”). Use Velcro on the back side of each card and in the middle of each blank square on the boards as well as on each square containing the questions. Thus the activity can be reused as many times as needed. *** Students can build 2 types of sentences:-using cards with words and hints (dots for the numers and pictures for the object words), as shown on the title page, then-using cards with only words. The farm animals included are: 1 pig, 1 turkey, 2 hens, 2 lambs, 2 dogs, 2 cows, 2 kids, 3 goats, 3 cats, 4 puppies, 4 ducklings, 5 kittens, 5 geese, 6 sheep, 6 horses.This is a great matching activity for K and 1st gr and for students with autism.

By angiesiddd

Farm Animals Non Identical Sorting Activity for Early Intervention

Farm Animals Non Identical Sorting Activity for Early Intervention

Non Identical Matching - Farm Animals for Autism, Special Ed, Speech Therapy, ABA, Occupational Therapy, TEACCHSorting non-identical items is perfect for children who have mastered basic matching and are ready to work on more complex skills. This activity teaches organization and is an essential foundational skill that improves categorizing and discrimination. It is good for early childhood and students with autism & special needs.There are 10 pages to be printed and laminated. Cut the boards and the cards out and use velcro in the middle of each blank square on the boards and on the back side of each card. The animals included in this activity are: horses, chickens, goats, sheep, pigs, cats, turkeys, dogs, ducks, cows.

By angiesiddd

Assess, Plan, Do, Review - Parent questionnaire

Assess, Plan, Do, Review - Parent questionnaire

Questionnaire to be sent out to parents in advance of the APDR meeting each term to gain their views.Provides parental voice and can be collated alongside school and child questionnaires as evidence to back up targets.

By schandler1

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Know the Code: The Prefix/Suffix Five Pack (1)

Know the Code: The Prefix/Suffix Five Pack (1)

This is a 80 page PDF Bundle of five prefixes/suffixes. This is a multisensory resource that focuses on prefix and suffix meanings, word lists, word phrases, sentences; word searches (optional) and includes a partner/small group activity that reinforces presented skills. A bonus is included 10 pages of word lists including one of each prefix and suffix presented; doubling rule; E rule; compound words; and multisyllabic words. Student activities are designed to support internalization of concepts presented, using a multisensory, direct, explicit, repetitive and cumulative approach. The format of this PDF document is consistent to support student learning. Can be used in a literacy center. Game activity is designed to support internalization of the prefixes and suffixes presented. Game includes directions, and encourages students to decode and encode by creating words that are multisyllabic; and students are encouraged to identify and create words that include the E rule and the Doubling Rule. This bundle is designed for teacher directed lessons, or for students that are working toward independent review of skills. Teachers working with gifted and talented students will find this bundle supportive of their students as homework or follow up work to develop vocabulary. Prefixes and suffixes included:pre-dis-un--ful-lessAdditional reading and learning strategies include: fluencywritingMemoryHave a question? Then, email me at ekennyfoggin@gmail.com Thank you.Elizabeth Kenny-FogginM. S., M. A., OG-TT (IMSLEC)Key Terms: Dyslexia, multisensory education; OG; literacy; vocabulary; units; OG tutoring; Orton Gillingham; Orton Gillingham instruction; prefixes, suffixes, word lists; word phrases; sentences; writing activities; Supplemental activities for teachers using Wilson reading; Turner Syndrome; IMSLEC, spelling; Liz Kenny; liz kenny; high school; know the code; E rule; Doubling rule

By ekennyfoggin

Assess, Plan, Do, Review - proforma

Assess, Plan, Do, Review - proforma

This form can be used to facilitate meetings with parents, set targets for students and review previous targets set.As outlined in the new SEND code of practice, this process has to take place 3 times a year for SEND students - this form evidences and tracks the whole cycle.

By schandler1

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Adapted Daily Skills Book - UK

Adapted Daily Skills Book - UK

This adapted daily skills book is a great way for your students to work on their daily skills in an interactive and engaging manner. With over 60 skills included in this work book, you'll be able to assess your students understanding and capability on a wide range of skills. It also comes with recording sheets for you to use to monitor and assess students over a period of time.The activities included can be found below;Pencil control - follow from left to rightPencil control - follow in the linesWrite your nameMatch colours (6)Match colours (11)Match colours to clipart imagesMatch colours to real imagesMatch colours to namesMatch real colour images to symbolsMatch lower case lettersMatch upper case lettersMatch upper case to lower case lettersMatch images to initial lettersMatch CVC words to imagesMatch CCVC words to imagesMatch CVCE words to imagesRead sight wordsMatch 2D shapesMatch 3D shapesMatch 2D images to 2D shapesMatch 3D images to 3D shapesMatch 2D shapes to namesMatch 3D shapes to namesMatch numbers 0-20Match 0-10 to namesMatch 0-20 to namesMatch images to numbers 0-10Match images to numbers 0-20Trace numbers 0-10Finish the patternsCreate a patternSort big and smallMatch coinsMatch coins to pricesMatch clocksMatch clocks to timeCreate the clockWrite on the watchSort food and clothesSorting coloursMatching clothesCopy the clothingSort dentist v doctor equipmentMatching days of the weekOrdering days of the weekMatching months of the yearOrdering months of the yearCleaning teethWashing faceFeeding the monkeyMatching money in the piggy bankAanswer wh- questionsAnswering days of week questionsMatching 1/2sColour sorting dogsColour sorting penguins

By nikkirobs

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Daily Skills Activity Pack - Canadian

Daily Skills Activity Pack - Canadian

This adapted daily skills book is a great way for your students to work on their daily skills in an interactive and engaging manner. With over 60 skills included in this work book, you'll be able to assess your students understanding and capability on a wide range of skills. It also comes with recording sheets for you to use to monitor and assess students over a period of time.The activities included can be found below;Pencil control - follow from left to rightPencil control - follow in the linesWrite your nameMatch colours (6)Match colours (11)Match colours to clipart imagesMatch colours to real imagesMatch colours to namesMatch real colour images to symbolsMatch lower case lettersMatch upper case lettersMatch upper case to lower case lettersMatch images to initial lettersMatch CVC words to imagesMatch CCVC words to imagesMatch CVCE words to imagesRead sight wordsMatch 2D shapesMatch 3D shapesMatch 2D images to 2D shapesMatch 3D images to 3D shapesMatch 2D shapes to namesMatch 3D shapes to namesMatch numbers 0-20Match 0-10 to namesMatch 0-20 to namesMatch images to numbers 0-10Match images to numbers 0-20Trace numbers 0-10Finish the patternsCreate a patternSort big and smallMatch coinsMatch coins to pricesMatch clocksMatch clocks to timeCreate the clockWrite on the watchSort food and clothesSorting coloursMatching clothesCopy the clothingSort dentist v doctor equipmentMatching days of the weekOrdering days of the weekMatching months of the yearOrdering months of the yearCleaning teethWashing faceFeeding the monkeyMatching money in the piggy bankAanswer wh- questionsAnswering days of week questionsMatching 1/2sColour sorting dogsColour sorting penguins

By nikkirobs

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Daily Skills Interactive Adapted Book - USA

Daily Skills Interactive Adapted Book - USA

This adapted daily skills book is a great way for your students to work on their daily skills in an interactive and engaging manner. With over 60 skills included in this work book, you'll be able to assess your students understanding and capability on a wide range of skills. It also comes with recording sheets for you to use to monitor and assess students over a period of time.The activities included can be found below;Pencil control - follow from left to rightPencil control - follow in the linesWrite your nameMatch colors (6)Match colors (11)Match colors to clipart imagesMatch colors to real imagesMatch colors to namesMatch real color images to symbolsMatch lower case lettersMatch upper case lettersMatch upper case to lower case lettersMatch images to initial lettersMatch CVC words to imagesMatch CCVC words to imagesMatch CVCE words to imagesRead sight wordsMatch 2D shapesMatch 3D shapesMatch 2D images to 2D shapesMatch 3D images to 3D shapesMatch 2D shapes to namesMatch 3D shapes to namesMatch numbers 0-20Match 0-10 to namesMatch 0-20 to namesMatch images to numbers 0-10Match images to numbers 0-20Trace numbers 0-10Finish the patternsCreate a patternSort big and smallMatch coinsMatch coins to pricesMatch clocksMatch clocks to timeCreate the clockWrite on the watchSort food and clothesSorting coloursMatching clothesCopy the clothingSort dentist v doctor equipmentMatching days of the weekOrdering days of the weekMatching months of the yearOrdering months of the yearCleaning teethWashing faceFeeding the monkeyMatching money in the piggy bankAanswer wh- questionsAnswering days of week questionsMatching 1/2sColor sorting dogsColor sorting penguins

By nikkirobs

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Daily Skills Interactive Work Book - Australian

Daily Skills Interactive Work Book - Australian

This adapted daily skills book is a great way for your students to work on their daily skills in an interactive and engaging manner. With over 60 skills included in this work book, you'll be able to assess your students understanding and capability on a wide range of skills. It also comes with recording sheets for you to use to monitor and assess students over a period of time.The activities included can be found below;Pencil control - follow from left to rightPencil control - follow in the linesWrite your nameMatch colours (6)Match colours (11)Match colours to clipart imagesMatch colours to real imagesMatch colours to namesMatch real colour images to symbolsMatch lower case lettersMatch upper case lettersMatch upper case to lower case lettersMatch images to initial lettersMatch CVC words to imagesMatch CCVC words to imagesMatch CVCE words to imagesRead sight wordsMatch 2D shapesMatch 3D shapesMatch 2D images to 2D shapesMatch 3D images to 3D shapesMatch 2D shapes to namesMatch 3D shapes to namesMatch numbers 0-20Match 0-10 to namesMatch 0-20 to namesMatch images to numbers 0-10Match images to numbers 0-20Trace numbers 0-10Finish the patternsCreate a patternSort big and smallMatch coinsMatch coins to pricesMatch clocksMatch clocks to timeCreate the clockWrite on the watchSort food and clothesSorting coloursMatching clothesCopy the clothingSort dentist v doctor equipmentMatching days of the weekOrdering days of the weekMatching months of the yearOrdering months of the yearCleaning teethWashing faceFeeding the monkeyMatching money in the piggy bankAanswer wh- questionsAnswering days of week questionsMatching 1/2sColour sorting dogsColour sorting penguins

By nikkirobs

Conversation Prompt Cards

Conversation Prompt Cards

This resource includes 104 different prompt cards to help and encourage students to make conversation.Conversation is a hard skill for our students to master, especially when trying to start one. These prompt cards help to break the ice and encourage your students to feel more supported and confident when starting a conversation. A conversation helps to build relationships between students or even staff. It's also a great way for you to find out more about your students in class - especially if you have many shy students who usually struggle to keep a conversation flowing.The cards are bright and fun to keep students engaged throughout the activity.The prompt cards come in b/w and col. option as well as with UK and US spelling options.These are fantastic for prompting students to start conversations with each other, especially for morning work, social skills groups etc.

By nikkirobs

Emotion Posters and Emotion Cards

Emotion Posters and Emotion Cards

12 girl emotion posters12 boy emotion posters12 girl emotion cards with facial expression and emotion label12 boy emotion cards with facial expression and emotion label12 girl emotion cards with facial expression12 boy emotion cards with facial expression12 girl emotion cards with emotion label (the child could draw the face or make the face).12 boy emotion cards with emotion label (the child could draw the face or make the face).

By Elsasupport

Digraph Wall Posters

Digraph Wall Posters

Each poster features multiple real life photos of the featured digraph.This set includes 25 A4 size pages of different digraph posters.Includes - ch/sh/th/ai/ay/oi/oy/ee/ea/ey/ou/ow/aw/ph/wh/ck/ng/ar/or/er/ir/ur/ew/ie/ooOffers perfect visual support for learning digraphs.

By clevermonkey

Moana Colour Semantics

Moana Colour Semantics

Colourful semantics is a way to support children build a sentence.It starts with the Subject (orange), Verb (yellow), Object (green), Location (red).Download includes a work sheet with image and template for colourful semantics sentence and space to copy the sentence. Also includes a sheet with variety of different sentences which should be cut up and then built by the learner.

By zvlovegrove

Beach scene colourful semantics

Beach scene colourful semantics

Colourful semantics is a way to support children build a sentence.It starts with the Subject (orange), Verb (yellow), Object (green), Location (red).Download includes a work sheet with image and template for colourful semantics sentence and space to copy the sentence. Also includes a sheet with variety of different sentences which should be cut up and then built by the learner.

By zvlovegrove

Ocean Themed Signing Book

Ocean Themed Signing Book

This is a book full of ocean themed words that also have the AUSLAN sign on the page to assist with teaching students with speech and hearing concerns. This was particularly helpful for the teachers aide to use while others in the class were doing classwork so that students with special needs could work on similar content. Good for vocabulary building.

By BenjiAus

Writing Sentences with Spinners, Science Theme, Autism, Special Education, SEND, Speech Therapy

Writing Sentences with Spinners, Science Theme, Autism, Special Education, SEND, Speech Therapy

Spinner Sentences Set 2- Science Theme10 No Prep pages which are ideal for older pupils with autism who have an interest in memorizing Biology, Chemistry & Physics facts, but need more practice at writing sentences. Safety note: if your pupils mouth small objects then paper clip spinners may not be safe for them.You might also like:Writing Sentences with Spinners Set 1- Animal ThemeLife Skills "What Should I Do?" worksheetsSimilarities & Differences Vocabulary Worksheets

By CurriculumForAutism

Autism, Finish The Sentence clip cards & worksheets set, Special Education, SEND, Speech

Autism, Finish The Sentence clip cards & worksheets set, Special Education, SEND, Speech

Choose appropriate words to Finish the Sentences, clip cards & worksheet set for pupils with autism and special educational needs.This set contains:30 Easy Prep clip cards (pupils use clothes pegs to show their answer) 10 No Prep worksheets (2 difficulty levels- 5 pages of each)You might also like:Finish The Sentences Interactive Books BUNDLEAdjectives clip cards & worksheets setMaking Sentences, Set 3If you're looking for ideas of how to use clip cards with your special education pupils, check out this FREE VIDEO

By CurriculumForAutism

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

Autism Awareness Day / Week - Lesson / Assembly Presentation - 120 Slides

This resource contains a fully editable and interactive lesson / assembly presentation on autism and Autism Awareness Day (2nd April) and Autism Awareness Week. I had the privilege of teaching and working with many amazing young people on the autistic spectrum for twenty years. People with autism are often misunderstood. Hopefully, this presentation will help others to be more informed about, and more understanding of, autism.The presentation includes sections on What is autism? Social Communication Difficulties Social Interaction Difficulties Rigid Thought Processes Sensory Issues Repetitions and Rituals Obsessions Gifts and Talents Famous people With Autism / Asperger'sThere are hyperlinks to1. A video which shows what it is like to experience sensory overload.2. A short video on autism.3. A short video about Schools’ Awareness Week by the National Autistic Society.4. A video produced by a young person with autism who talks about five things he thinks it is important that people know about autism and five ways you can help him.A simple text version of this presentation, more appropriate for younger pupils / older SEN students, is also available.Simple Text Autism Awareness Lesson / Assembly PresentationAutism Awareness Activity PackSet of 25 Autism Awareness Posters For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

By Krazikas

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Know the Code: Word Lists; Phrases and Sentences for Reading Fluency Practice

Know the Code: Word Lists; Phrases and Sentences for Reading Fluency Practice

This is a time-saving- just print and go - PDF resource with over 225 pages complete with words lists; word phrases; and sentences. This resource is designed to provide teachers and parents with premade lists for reading fluency practice for post skill presentations. This is not a resource that includes skills lessons, but as a supplemental resource to continue practice with reading fluency. Students using this resource should have already been instructed in the following skills: consonants, short vowels; vowel teams; vowel diphthongs; -ck; fszl; -tch; -dge; compound words (closed); R-Controlled Vowels; Vce and spelling generalizations. This resource provides phrase practice of small phrases (up to 4 words) and longer phrases (five or more) so students can practice reading fluency. Reading fluency skills students can continue to develop include: intonation of word and phrases; speaking words with proper accenting; scooping (reading a group of words together in a “flow.” There is one part of this resource that focuses on sight words. Flash cards are included for 60 sight words that are used in the phrases and sentences. Prior to students reading the phrases and sentences, teachers should do a quick assessment of students’ sight word knowledge - known and unknown sight words. Additional support can be provided by teachers using a literacy center for additional practice and support of the word lists, phrases and sentences; and the sight words. Please review the preview file prior to your purchase to ensure the contents are supportive of your students’ needs. If I can be of additional support, please contact me at ekennyfoggin@gmail.com . Thank you.Elizabeth Kenny-FogginM. S., M. A., OG-TT (IMSLEC)Key Terms: dyslexia; Turner Syndrome; Orton Gillingham; OG; OG lessons; OG tutor; reading fluency; sight words; supplemental support for Wilson® trained teachers; IMSLEC; OG-T; OG-TT; Liz Kenny; word lists; compound words; vce words; R-controlled words; short vowels; long vowels; vowel diphthongs; vowel teams; all ages; reading comprehension; decoding; IDA; spelling

By ekennyfoggin