This download includes a pdf file of the controlled reading passage "Thad and the Bath," which focuses on words with the voiced and unvoiced th sounds. The passage is controlled according to a sample Orton Gillingham scope and sequence and includes the following previously taught skills: consonants and short vowels, closed syllables, beginning and ending blends, FLOSS, -ck, -tch, -dge, open syllables, and ch. Words with untaught skills are underlined so they can easily be introduced before reading the story.
Please be aware that some phonetically irregular words (learned words) are also included and may need to be underlined and introduced to students beforehand depending on whether or not the word has been taught.
A word count is included to easily measure student accuracy. The download also includes a teacher guide with vocabulary and questions for activating prior knowledge and monitoring comprehension.