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ORTON GILLINGHAM

What makes this approach unique?

Teacher and Young Student

MULTI-SENSORY

Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, and Tactile

Student Membership

EXPLICIT

Taught clearly and specifically

SYSTEMATIC AND SEQUENTIAL

Starts with basic concepts and progresses to more advanced concepts, building on previously learned skills

Computer Class

EVIDENCE-BASED

Thoroughly researched and implemented

Teacher & Student
Orton Gillingham: Lessons

WHAT IS ORTON GILLINGHAM?

A Look Inside the Comprehensive Reading Approach

Orton Gillingham is a multi-sensory approach to teach reading that began with dyslexic learners and has now been implemented by educators with all learners.  It relies on directly teaching the fundamental structure of language, moving from simple to complex concepts.  Each five-part lesson is presented to students using their visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning pathways.

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Orton Gillingham: Sample Lesson

PARTS OF AN ORTON GILLINGHAM LESSON

PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS

The ability to hear, manipulate, and recognize sounds in words, parts of words, and sentences.

PHONICS

The ability to correlate sounds with letters or groups of letters.  In other words, matching the sounds to print.

VOCABULARY

This is the set of familiar words within a person's language.  The broader a person's vocabulary, the more they can relate to the material being presented.

FLUENCY

The ability to speak and read smoothly and accurately with appropriate expression.

COMPREHENSION

The ability to understand what is being spoken or read from a text.

HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS

High frequency are commonly used words in print and speech.  Sight words are words that are instantly recognized without having to decode them.

Orton Gillingham: Schedule

ORTON GILLINGHAM PARENT RESOURCES

Orton-Gillingham Academy

This page includes resources for parents including dyslexia information, school meeting facts and parent rights, and helpful articles directly from the Orton-Gillingham Academy!

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