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Phonogram IGH

By Marilee Senior | BUILDING PRE-READING SKILLS

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’ […]

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The Sound of Letter F

By Marilee Senior | Uncategorized

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.

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The Sound of Letter B

By Marilee Senior | PHONICS, READING & SPELLING

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 […]

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Wordy Worm is Raising Robust Readers

By Marilee Senior | Uncategorized

​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 […]

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Multi-Sensory Learning (+ Free Download)

By Marilee Senior | PHONICS, READING & SPELLING

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.  […]

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