Dyslexia Teacher Resources

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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 worksheet 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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Bounce into Speedy Reading: Growing Fluency and Independence

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Increased reading comprehension begins with decoding and automatically recognizing words, which is the focus of this instruction. Using their choice of six different Winnie the Pooh stories, partners practice a variety of strategies for...
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I Feel the Need to Read!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This series of activities lets the class observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for decoding and reading fluently with expression. They listen to the teacher read passages from If You Give a Pig a Pancake with and without...
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Fun With Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading with fluency by blending words together. To start, prepare flash cards with pseudowords on them (words that can be pronounced but have no real meaning), and work with the class to sound out the words using known...
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Lights, Camera, and Action!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
These activities center around acting out a play to help create fluent readers who use expression and emotion. As readers work through the play the first time, they also practice decoding strategies. In small groups of four, they then...
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Blending Steps

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
An impressive PowerPoint lists steps for blending sounds to decode a word, with emphasis being placed on the vowel sound. Learners listen to an example and then practice decoding words. The list includes some vowel sound patterns (r...
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Sounding Out Words

For Students K - 2nd
In this CVC words review worksheet, writers examine six pictures and sound out the words that identify each of them. Spaces are provided to write three letters per picture. You might want to give hints as some of the pictures are harder...
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Famous People With Dyslexia

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners map out a plan of how schools could become more dyslexic friendly. Students create a portfolio on famous people who have overcome dyslexia and developed their talents.
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Show 303: New Research into Dyslexia

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore the causes of dyslexia. They view CT sans and MRIs to view the brain and how it responds. Students read reports about dyslexia. They discuss the nature of dyslexia, its cause, how to diagnose it, and its permanency.
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Skills Review: Decoding

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this decoding worksheet, students mark long and short vowel sounds, read a short story, noticing decoding exceptions, circle decoding exceptions in sentences, complete a matching activity and unscramble decoding exception words.
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Decoding Machine

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use their decoding machine to find the value of their spelling words. Encourage partners to create a message for each other to decode.
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Decoding

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate an understanding of phonograms by creating additional words with the same rime. For this decoding lesson, 3rd graders generate a list of words for each of the phonograms on the chart paper (in, ick, ing)....
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Map Me a Paragraph

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
There are so many great reading strategies. In this lesson, learners practice decoding. They break down two paragraphs to analyze and determine main ideas and details. They each observes ways to model as they map their paragraphs.
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Clifford the Big Red Dog - working with ack and ook words

For Teachers 1st
Hello, Clifford! Pupils discuss pets and make predictions about Clifford, the Big Red Dog. They demonstrate recognition and decoding skills by finding words with -ack and -ook sounds to add to a list. Then they work on the computer to...
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Reader Rabbit's - Vowel Pound

For Teachers 1st
Using a variety of strategies, learners practice decoding words with short vowel sounds. Students read words in a list, practice decoding, and sort words based on the short vowel sounds. While these activities are designed for use with a...
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Ready, Set, Read!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A review of two methods for word decoding, cross-checks and cover-ups, precedes an assignment to practice reading quickly. The goal of this lesson is to increase fluency through more fluid decoding and quicker reading. Using the book...
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Gone to the Dogs

For Teachers 3rd
Approach vocabulary through decoding and chunking. Your class breaks up words into basic syllables or chunks then engages in a decoding activity. Useful for a variety of language levels and grades, just modify to fit your class.
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Stackers Game for Word Fluency

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore words by building and decoding three-letter words. Real or nonsense words can be formed with the alphabet tiles. Practice fluency and blending sounds with CVC patterns.
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You Can't Hear Me!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Teach the skill of reading silently through modeling. The teacher demonstrate how to read silently and also gives instructions on decoding skills. Individuals then read silently using  the book Polly's Shop . The teacher uses an...
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1, 2, 3, Read!

For Teachers K - 1st
Explain to your readers a variety of decoding strategies to improve their reading fluency. They observe the teacher modeling blending, then in pairs take turns reading the book Clifford the Big Red Dog. Learners then time each other...
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Community Ripple

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Originally designed to be used along with a text that is not included, this plan contains a graphic organizer and word guessing game to help readers use decoding strategies to gain new vocabulary. A set of questions relating to community...
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Painting Sentences

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Paint with the colors of reading! Learners in special education classes or mainstream classes practice decoding basic and advanced code with a series of sentences on paint blobs. Once they read the sentence, learners cover one spot on...

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