Entries by Tammi Brandon

Multisensory Monday- Syllable Sort

In Brainspring’s Phonics First® and Stuctures® programs, syllabication is one of the main components of the Five-Part Lesson Plan. The eight different syllable types are introduced one-at-a-time over a period of many, many lessons. Although students may use the Syllable Division Cards when identifying and labeling the different syllable types in the syllabication lessons, it Continue Reading

Multisensory Monday- Greek & Latin Roots (hydro/aqua)

We’ve all heard words like “aqueduct” and “hydrogen” and maybe even words such as “hydrocephalus” and “aquarellist”. But, do you know how these words are all related? They hail from Greek (hydro) and Latin (aqua) and mean “water”. Greek & Latin Roots In Brainspring’s Structures® curriculum, the roots hydro/hydra and aqua are taught in Module Continue Reading