Schwa Sound Spelling Activities for Orton-Gillingham Lesson Plans

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Emily Gibbons The Literacy Nest
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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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My students were having a tough time with this concept and these activities were really helpful for additional practice. Thank you!
I love this resource and I haven't even used every part of it. I have all the pages bound into a reference book for students, and then separate sheets for individual use. thanks!


SCHWA sounds can be challenging for students, but this phonics pack has everything you need to use a multisensory approach to teach SCHWA for reading and spelling. It is suitable for Orton-Gillingham instruction and other reading interventions to encourage phonemic awareness.

This SCHWA resource focuses on the following SCHWA sounds:

-en, -et, -al, -on, -om, -op

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  • SCHWA Word List for -en, -et, -al, -on, -om, -op
  • What is SCHWA? Mini Posters
  • New Clip & Write Cards
  • Sorting Materials & Practice Charts for Identifying SCHWA
  • Hit the Target! Syllable Division Puzzle Card Game
  • Practice Sheets, Guess the Word, Missing Letters, Finish the Sentence
  • Cursive Handwriting Practice
  • THREE Decodable Stories and Sentence Strips for Fluence and/or Dictation
  • A Choice of THREE SCHWA Games: Spinner Game, Connect Four Style Game, and Syllable Division Game

*Great news! This resource is included in The Complete Orton-Gillingham Bundle Part Two.

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