Road Map for READing Sight Words The “Dolch sight words list” was originally compiled in 1936 and then published in 1948. Sight words have been ingrained in our educational system since. Many people, including educators, think sight words need to be memorized because they cannot be sounded out. And they can’t!–if you use a one […]
The Three Letter I.Phonogram igh is a three letter i. Listen to Wordy sing the igh song. Add the gesture from the description below to bring the phonogram to life and make it fun to sing and act out. Find ‘igh’ on Syllable StreetClick on the picture below to download a high-resolution image of ‘igh’ […]
Click to listen to Wordy’s Phonogram Alphabet Song. Alphabet Code Pronunciation GuideDownload Wordy’s two-page Sound-Pronunciation Guide to the 72 phonograms and Phonogram Sticker Book. As you master each phonogram, place a sticker in your phonogram book. Find phonograms all around in all the words you see..Phonogram Sticker Book
Click “play” to hear Wordy sing the sound of F. Family Fun Activities with Letter FDecorate a fan and fan your hot face.Go fishing.Finger paint.Make fingerprint frog art.Make footprints in the sand.Read Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke.by Pamela Duncan EdwardsLink to book.Phonogram HuntsHunt for letter F in newspaper flyers and circle them.
Click “play” to hear Wordy sing the sound of D. Family Fun Activities with Letter DPlant daisies, daffodils, day lilies, dill..Make deviled eggs.Decorate donuts.Drink cocoa with a dollop of whipped cream.Read about dinosaurs and dragons.Link to book.Link to book.
It is important to pronounce sounds correctly when singing and saying them to your children. Listen to the correct sound of /b/. Be sure not to add the /uh/ at the end. Family Fun Activities with Letter BPlay baseball.Go for a bike ride.Blow bubbles.Walk backwards around the house.Make blueberry smoothies in the blenderLink to book.Read… Bats […]
Wordy Worm is Raising Robust ReadersWhen we first developed Wordy Worm reading, we focused on families with preschool children to give them a fun-filled foundation for reading. Due to requests, inquiries and pleas in the following years, our program has expanded to include a much wider audience. We now have a broad base of families […]
High Five to Multi-Sensory Learning. Wordy’s Phonogram High Five is a great reminder to use multi-sensory learning tools when teaching children. Instruction is far more effective when all modalities of learning are used:auditory (hearing)visual (seeing)tactile (touching)kinesthetic (body movement)Multi-Sensory Learning ModalitiesUse these 5 points throughout the day to bring awareness to phonograms and how to incorporate multi-sensory learning while teaching them. […]
The Legend of Independent Man Meet Judy and Casey. Judy is my best friend. She is a published writer, co-developer of Wordy Worm® Reading and national speaker on Down syndrome, advocacy, parenting and education. She is hysterically funny and Casey’s mom. Casey is a clerical assistant at our local justice center. He takes the bus […]