PALS Spelling Intervention: Making A Small Group Plan for Success

PALS Interventions. I already talked about the PALS Spelling Intervention. In Virginia, we use the PALS (Phonological Awareness and Literacy Screening) test as our universal screener in K-2.  PALS 1-2 contains sub-tests for spelling, words in isolation, and reading.  …

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Onset and Rime: Teaching Encoding and Decoding with Word Patterns is Powerful

Onset and Rime is the cornerstone to word building for early students. Exploring word patterns is important centers. I love onset and rime...even if we used to call them word families. They’re so much fun to teach and so valuable…

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