Older students with poor code knowledge, and not yet able to read age appropriate chapter books with fluency and comprehension.
The good news is that around 95 of these students are generally 'NBT's - they have 'Never Been Taught' (in the way they can learn).
They are instructional casualties, and can learn to read and spell effectively when taught differently.
Start wiring brains for spelling by using the SSP Spelling Strategy !
Check basic Code Knowledge
The Reading Whisperer
BEd Hons. MA Special Educational Needs
Send clips to Miss Emma, once you get started. These will help others on the same journey (thank you)
Show the student the word, rub it out.
Duck Hands - sweep to blend.
Draw the lines, saying the sounds, say the word.
Play the lines, sweep and say the word
Draw the speech sound lines while saying the sounds.
Puts the sound pics on the lines, saying the sounds...
Check it - looks right?
You write the word and the student underlines the sound pics in the word- then compares with their choices. Changes if necessary.