• Sonday Reading  
     
    Sonday | Pedagogy Non Grata
     
     

    Course Description: Sonday System is based on the Orton-Gillingham Approach to reading and is geared towards individual or small groups of students.  It is a structured, systematic, phonic-based, multisensory, scaffolded curriculum that includes an intensive spelling component.  Sonday System provides a wide range of levels of instruction.



    Course Objectives: Students will continue studying the English language by addressing Phonemic Awareness, Direct and Explicit Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary Enrichment, and Comprehension as well as Spelling.  



    Required Materials: Students will be  provided with most necessary materials.  These materials will be kept in our classroom.   Students will be required to bring a pen, an independent reading book, and open mind and willingness to work hard.  Please provide the following items: (1) 1 inch binder (1) 1 pack of dividers (multipack) Black or blue pens (multipack) Highlighters



    Class Expectations: Be responsible for being on time.  We have a short time together. We must use that time wisely.  Keep all needed materials in class and return supplies at the end of class.   Be respectful;  Respect  yourself, respect your classmates, respect your teacher.   



    Class PoliciesStudents must attend sessions promptly.  Tardiness will be addressed according to the student handbook.  



    Course Schedule: Each session is broken down into 6 parts.  They are reading sounds, spelling sounds, reading words, spelling words, introduction of new skills, and reading aloud.  Each session is 30 minutes long.  





    Sonday Reading System 1 - Beginning, Middle and Ending sounds, Short and Long Vowel Sounds, Sound Units such as Blends, Digraphs, Double letters, Prefixes and Suffixes, and use of Sight Words all within various syllable types.  


    Sonday Reading System 2 - Continuation of study in skills taught in Sonday Reading System 1 with Beginning, Middle and Ending sounds, Short and Long Vowel Sounds, Sound Units such as Blends, Digraphs, Double letters, Prefixes and Suffixes, and use of Sight Words with in multisyllabic words within various syllable types.