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Reading Fluency and Decoding Worksheets

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Sixteen reading worksheets, organized by vowel sounds, help instructors teach reading decoding and fluency. The activities, aligned with Common Core standards, are designed to develop the awareness skills needed to detect the vowel...
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Word Recognition and Fluency: Interventions for Upper-Elementary Students With Reading Difficulties

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Designed for learners with reading difficulties, a 17- lesson collection teaches word recognition skills. Here, lessons one through eight focus on mastering basic sounds and blending sounds in words, while lessons 10-17 develop...
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Phonics: Decoding Words in Connected Text

For Teachers K
Decoding words in connected text can make emergent readers really feel like they are great readers. They work as a class to sound out simple cvc words located in super short sentences. Tip: Extend this activity by having a variety of...
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Heroic Vocabulary: Using Decoding Strategies and Thesaurus

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Develop the decoding skills of your middle and high schoolers. Scholars participate in a classroom activity that requires them to decode a word with a prefix and suffix. They apply the skill of breaking the word into parts of meaning as...
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What is Dyslexia?

For Students 9th - 12th
One in five people are affected by dyslexia, yet many do not understand what this identification actually means. Explore the varied ways in which dyslexia affects individuals, and learn about the widespread neurodiversity that exists in...
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Lesson One: Decoding Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Review decoding strategies to read a chosen text. Readers tape themselves reading out loud, listen to the recording, and mark where they have misread words or phrases. They then discuss which words were misread and review how to correct...
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How to Improve Eye Tracking to Make Reading Easier

For Teachers K - 12th
Children with dyslexia may have issues with their eye tracking ability and this may cause problems when they read. Here is a set of three easy steps you can use to improve a learner's eye tracking. The idea is that some kids need help in...
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Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Go over digraphs, vowel sounds, and affixes with a series of decoding and spelling lessons. Each lesson guides learners through a different reading and phonics skill, building on the lesson before, and challenging them with each step.
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Vowel Lessons: To Help Improve Spelling

For Teachers K - 12th
There are a few things every good speller knows: spelling rules, vowel sounds, and word endings. Help your learner with dyslexia become a more efficient speller with a few tips from a dyslexia expert. Included in the lesson is a video,...
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Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an...
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Phonemic Awareness and Sounding Out Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Although designed for children with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, the multi-sensory tips and tricks included in this illustrated eight-page packet are designed to develop phonemic awareness and are appropriate for any classroom.
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Decoding Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young readers apply decoding strategies to identify unknown words. In this reading lesson, they read the Preamble and practice using decoding strategies. Small groups rotate to five charts that have questions regarding the Constitution...
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Applying Decoding, Vocabulary, and During Reading Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Apply reading strategies to boost phonemic awareness. While reading a provided informational text, learners use decoding, vocabulary, and a graphic organizer to strengthen their overall reading ability. Handouts and the reading passage...
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Phonics: Decoding Words in Connected Text

For Teachers K
Introduce your little ones to the wonders of phonemic decoding. They practice along as you sound out simple cvc words in the context of a sentence. 
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Reading Words With Short Vowel Sounds

For Teachers K
While just a two-slide review of words with short vowel sounds, this resource could be a good tool to use in a kindergarten classroom. It provides a quick review of simple decoding skills in a visually-appealing manner. There are twelve...
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Phonics Help: The Phonic Alphabetic Code Chart

For Teachers K - 12th
Phonics is a fundamental key to reading success. To help your learners with dyslexia or learning disabilities, try using the phonic alphabetic code chart. The chart and full instructions on how it can be used in the classroom are...
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Lee and the Bee Flee to the Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice the strategy of decoding to become fluent readers with young scholars. They interact with the correspondence ee=/E/ as it deals with speech and text. The tongue twister, "Why did Lee and the bee flee to the tree?," is also...
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Syllable Division

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use this decoding lesson in your special education class. With a SMART board file and worksheet, the lesson guides 6th graders through dividing two and three-syllable words using the Orton Gillingham syllable division rules (which are...
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My Reading Words in My Social Studies Book?

For Teachers 3rd
Connect social studies and language arts using this resource. After studying root words, have learners locate five words from their social studies book that have a prefix, suffix, or root word. This puts a new twist on practicing basic...
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Guidance for Creating Writing Lessons for Dyslexic Students

For Teachers K - 12th
How do you help a child with dyslexia succeed as a writer? Here is a resource for those who need guidance in creating writing lessons for their students with dyslexia. It discusses research-based strategies that can be used and...
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Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall...
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English Grammar Help, How to Write Correct Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a neat way to promote independence in your learners with dyslexia. Learners can access this resource for quick tips in writing complete, grammatically correct sentences. It's like a cheat sheet kids can use on their own. To...
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Decoding DNA

For Students 9th - 12th
DNA decoding becomes a detective activity using this activity that has scientists color-coding Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, and Thymine and using a decoder sheet to unveil a DNA riddle through the amino acids. 
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Speed Racers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A review of decoding words is incorporated in a discussion on reading with expression in order to increase fluency. The teacher gives several book options for readers to practice smooth and inflected reading, giving a short book talk on...

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