This brief guide for primary teachers, tutors, or parents explains an easy-to-learn method of hints for vowels sounds and unusual spellings. Learn this unique and versatile approach to teaching phonics with ANY words. Download the preview to get a FREE Dolch word list (K-3) with color hints. This method is effective because readers will know which vowel sound to say. After learning the basics, students will blend phonemes into syllables with confidence! Also see the new 300-page BUNDLE of resources including this Teacher's Guide.
Color Hints Chart: See pictures and words with five colors as hints for short vowels, long vowels, silent letters, and more.
Understanding Vowels and Consonants: These pages categorize and summarize the various types of vowels and consonants.
More About Color Hints: Learn when, why, and how to use the five colors.
Early Reading Activities: Learn ideas for teaching or tutoring beginning or struggling readers.
Dolch Words With Color Hints: All K-3 Dolch words are shown with color hints. (Download and try this FREE from the PREVIEW.)