Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Nessy explains how prefixes, and suffixes can be added to the body of a shorter word to make a longer word.
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Nessy explains three parts of speech (adjectives, nouns, and verbs) using a fun memory trick. Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Nessy explains which types of words are nouns (a person, place, thing, or idea). Save Save
Photo credit: BYU MCOM Watch the video above to learn about sentence structure.
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC The Sticky “i” is a short video that teaches students why “tion”, “cian”, and “sion” create the sound /shun/. It also teaches a spelling strategy to help students remember which of the three is used most frequently in words. Save
Photo credit: engVid Gill teaches students when is is appropriate to use “a” and when “an” should be used. The exceptions to the rule are also included. Also, at the end of this video, students have a chance to practice what they have learned. Save Save
Photo credit: The Quiet Creative Where Do I Use Capital Letters? is a short video that provides the rules of when to use capital letters versus lowercase letters. It would be helpful if this used spoken words too. It could be difficult for dyslexic students to follow along, due to the speed that the messages […]
In support of the British Dyslexia Association’s sponsored Spell for Dyslexia Awareness Week, Nessy has created a series of spelling strategies that will help all students spell better. Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Strategy #1 – Mnemonics The story “sam and i dance” help people spell the word “said”, which is a tough word to […]
Photo credit: roomrecess.com Kid Heroes Theme is a game from roomrecess.com that provides students practice at determining the theme of a piece of writing, as well as a chance to develop reading comprehension. Save
Sharing interesting books is a great way to develop a joy of reading. Interesting plots, charismatic characters, and imaginative settings hook readers, as well as eventful adventures, unraveled mysteries, explored human dramas. Listening to books is also a great way for dyslexics to access stories. Here are some of my family’s favorites: Photo credit: Pinnacle […]
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC This video from Nessy provides visual mnemonics to help students remember when to spell with the letter combination “ai” and when to use “ay”. This can be difficult for many students because they have the same sound.