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Teach Reading

with Orton-Gillingham

Here you will find all of the supplemental resources that can be paired with our books, Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham and Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham: Early Reading Skills.


Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham was created for the K-6 educator who is unfamiliar with the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching literacy. It's a must-have for educators who have students who struggle with reading. 

Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham includes:

  • An Overview of Dyslexia and the Orton-Gillingham Approach

  • Lesson Plans

  • Worksheets and Reading Passages

  • Assessments and Tracking Sheets

  • Lists of Spelling Rules and Guide Words

Available wherever books are sold!

Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham: Early Reading Skills is our newest book, designed to be a companion guide to our first book, Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham. This activity-heavy book focuses on developing and improving literacy skills of early readers, ranging from consonants and short vowel sounds to vowel teams.

Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham: Early Reading Skills includes:

  • Phonemic Awareness Warm-Up Drills

  • Letter-Tile Word Building

  • Word Sorts

  • Decodable Texts

  • Spelling Practice

Now available wherever books are sold!
Supplemental Activities

Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham has supplemental worksheets! This carefully curated packet is designed to work seamlessly with our book. If you're wanting to add more worksheets and activities to encourage your reader's success, make sure to check out Teach Reading with Orton-Gillingham Supplemental Worksheets on
Teachers Pay Teachers.

Check out our decodable Pocket Readers! These full-color, printable and digital pocket readers come with access to interactive and printable phonics activities. These bundles cover the lessons: short vowels and consonant digraphs, the FLOSS Rule, initial and final blends, glued sounds, and compound words.

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Originally created for our comprehensive curriculum,  Treetops OG: The Complete Bundle, these decodable stories with comprehension questions are the perfect addition to your reading lessons. Stories are available in both printable and digital versions on Teachers Pay Teachers. 

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Huge Decodable Book Bundle

Includes all 41 of our decodable books for units 1 through 9.

Unit 1: Consonants, Consonant Digraphs, and Short Vowels

Includes a book for each short vowel lesson, a consonant digraph's lesson*, and The Doubling Rule*.  

*Decodable Stories' Lessons 20 and 21 should be used with Teach Reading's Lesson 19 and The Doubling Rule respectively.

Unit 2: Blends and Glued Sounds

Includes decodable books for all of Unit 2's lessons, including 2 and 3-letter blends, final blends, and the glued sounds: -am, -an, -all, -ng, and -nk.

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Unit 3: Closed Syllables

Includes decodable reading passages for all of Unit 3's lessons, including compound words, closed syllables: VCCV, VCCCV, VC/V and closed syllable exceptions.

Unit 4: Silent E

Includes decodable reading passages for all of Unit 4's lessons, including: aCe, iCe, oCe, eCe, uCe, and multi-syllabic silent E. 

Unit 5: Vowel Teams

Includes decodable books for every lesson in Unit 5, including: ea/ee, ai/ay, oa/oe, ue/ui and ie. 

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Unit 6: Open Syllables

Includes a book for the following types of open syllables: one-syllable words, V/CV, V/V and -ed endings.

Unit 7: R-Influenced Vowels 

This decodable bundle of stories target only the phonetic skills and up through Unit 7. It covers R-influenced vowels and soft C/G.

Unit 8: Diphthongs & Advanced Vowel Patterns

This decodable bundle of stories covers diphthongs and advanced vowel patterns: au/aw, oi/oy, ou/ow, oo, ea, ui/ew/ue, igh, ey, and ie.

Mouth Movement Videos
Handwriting Sheets
Letter Tiles

If your beginning reader is having trouble connecting sounds to letters, supplement your teaching with these FREE mouth movement videos. These videos demonstrate how to pronounce each letter sound and are specific to Unit 1. 

If your reader is having difficulty with letter formation, include some extra practice with these FREE handwriting worksheets! Recommended only for Unit 1. Available as a PDF.

If your reader is needing additional help with their reading and spelling, try these FREE letter tiles! Designed to be used for Units 1 - 5. Available as a read-only Google Doc.

Videos, Handwriting, Letter Tiles
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