Hard to Read: How American schools fail kids with dyslexia (podcast and transcript by American Public Media)
Also from APM, “In Ohio, parents demand change for dyslexic kids”
Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen: Quick, evidence-based screening tool that identifies students who are at risk for dyslexia.
Understood.org: Understanding Dyslexia
The teacher reviews previously learned sound/spellings. Notice her explanation of the three “sounds” for the inflectional suffix ed and the order of frequency of those three “sounds.”
In this video, the teacher has students blend words with the ee spelling for Long E. Notice how the teacher uses two fingers under the ee spelling to reinforce the grapheme having two letters.
This lesson aligns to Step 3 (Blend Words) of the Explicit Phonics Lesson Sequence shown in the CORE Teaching Reading Sourcebook, p. 175.
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