Phonological Awareness

What are the components of phonological awareness? Phonological awareness is a broadly-defined skill that means that one can identify and manipulate units of oral language, including syllables and phonemes. We understand that words, syllables, phonemes, etc., have meaning. For example, I know that when you’ve added an -s to the word rabbit, you are talking […]

Part 10 of the OG Lesson

SOS in Orton-Gillingham terms stands for Simultaneous Oral Spelling. I explain to kids, it’s a fancy way of saying that you’re spelling the word out loud as you write it. There are typically no more than 10 SOS words in a lesson. The first 5 are usually embedded with the concept that you’ve taught that […]