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3rd Grade Spelling Throughout the Year: Orton-Gillingham Inspired

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Don't just ask students to memorize words for a spelling test! Teach them how to spell. Meaningful spelling practice can be found here.

This product is designed for 3rd Grade, but can be used as needed. This product provides weekly units to establish a spelling curriculum throughout the entire year!

Are you in need of 1st Grade?
1st Grade Spelling Throughout the Year Part 1

Need this for 2nd Grade?
2nd Grade Spelling Throughout the Year Part 1

Print and laminate these colorful mini posters to teach spelling rules:
Phonemic Anchor Charts

After attending an Orton-Gillingham conference I was inspired to create these weekly units. Students respond well to the mixture of focused words, sight words, and sentence dictation. If you are looking for a new spelling sequence that is based on the Orton-Gillingham method this is a great set. The sight words (red words) are largely selected from Dolch Word lists. The sequence is roughly based on "Recipe for Reading," but not exactly aligned.

*Spelling tests include mostly words provided on the study sheet as well as a few new words that match the weekly concept to truly assess understanding of the skill. Tests include isolated spelling practice as well as spelling in context through dictation.

*Unit numbers are simply to help keep in order as skills build upon previous concepts. Feel free to start wherever the needs of your students are and progress from there.

What's Included:
-Parent Letter Introducing the Program
-“Vocabulary to Know” for Parents
-“Pick 3” 8 Multi-Sensory Spelling Activity Sheets
-Weekly Spelling Test Template
-“Red Words” list in order of introduction
-28 Units of Student List, Red Word Practice Sheet, and Teacher Test Answer Key (*Bolded words on the answer key signify words that were not on the student list)
Unit #1: Initial Blends
Unit #2: Prefixes (re, un, dis, mis)
Unit #3: Final Blends
Unit #4: Suffix –ed & -ing
Unit #5: Magic e
Unit #6: V/CV and VC/V Syllable Patterns
Unit #7: Digraphs (ph, kn, gn, wr, gh)
Unit #8: Vowel Digraph Teams (ea, ee)
Unit #9: Vowel Digraph Teams (oa, oe)
Unit #10: Vowel Digraph Teams (ai, ay)
Unit #11: R-Controlled (ar, or, er, ir, ur) ore
Unit #12: Diphthongs ow (as in cow), ou (as in cloud)
Unit #13: Consonant-le Endings
Unit #14: Suffixes –ly, -ful, -ness
Unit #15: Sounds of y
Unit #16: Hard and Soft c and g
Unit #17: Spellings for /aw/
Unit #18: oi and oy
Unit #19: ew, eu, ue
Unit #20: -er and -est
Unit #21: Homonyms
Unit #22: i before e except after c
Unit #23: schwa
Unit #24: -tion, -sion
Unit #25: -ow (as in snow)
Unit #26: ea (as in head and great)
Unit #27: oo and ou (as in good and group)
Unit #28: Suffixes –less, -ous, -able

Happy Spelling,
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~Kendra Thompson
Teaching in Thompsonville

This product is for single classroom use only.
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