Today's teaching tip works with dashes, but it also generally applicable to what we do all day: introduce something before your students encounter it.
We know the word or and the words, such as Lord that follow this same rule. But the or blend can make another sound as well: it can sound like er
You all know what summer slide is, right? It's a cute name for something a lot of teachers find horrific: the academic decline needlessly suffered by
This is a rarer letter combination -- there are only a few words that use it. But still, we need to teach it! These little rules are part of mastering
There's not a lot to say about this sound -- it's pretty self-explanatory to adults, but needs to be taught to children. Using the binder card below,
There are very few words in the English language in which the blend wh makes the h sound, and we might as well face those facts with this book. All