Reading and Writing Skills
Let’s read and write! Literacy coaches help students build reading skills using long vowels, short vowels, rhyming words, consonants, and blends.
VOWEL TEAMS AI AND AY
Isabel Simmons decodes, builds, reads, and writes words with the vowel teams ai and ay. Isabel explains that ai is in the middle of a word and ay is at the end of a word.
LONG O AND OW VOWEL SOUND
Isabel Simmons explores how to blend, read, and write words with long o and ow, including snow, grow, and coach.
LONG E SOUNDS SPELLED EE AND EA
Anna Scretching-Cole explores long e vowel sounds spelled with ee and ea.
LONG I VOWEL SOUND
Anna Scretching-Cole explores the long i vowel sound spelling words with y and igh.
VOWEL TEAMS EW AND UE
Isabel Simmons builds words with vowel teams ew and ue, including chew and true.
ADDING MAGIC E TO WORDS WITH I
Anna Scretching-Cole= teaches students about the magic e. An e at the end of a word can change the vowel sound of a short I to a long I. Pin becomes pine.
MAGIC E TURNS SHORT O INTO LONG O
Isabel Simmons transforms the short o vowel sound into the long o vowel song by adding magic e to the end of the word.
Isabel Simmons has an e party. She demonstrates how an e at the end of a word turns the e in the middle of the word into a long vowel sound. Isabel prompts viewers to practice reading, decoding, and writing words with two e letters like these, theme, and Pete.
Anna Scretching-Cole reviews long vowel a, e, i, o, and u. Then she explores how to blend open syllables to make words like hero and focus.
Anna Scretching-Cole explores the long u vowel sound. Long u appears in the middle of words that end in e like cube, tube, or flute.
Short e Vowel Sound
Learn about short e with Anna Scretching-Cole. The short e vowel sounds often appear in the middle of words like web and bed. Practice reading and blending letter sounds to make rhyming words with short e sounds.
LONG A WITH A FINAL E
Isabel Simmons teaches children about the long a sound when a final e is at the end of words like shade and cake.