Course Description

What is that silent ‘e’ at the end of so many English words? You’ll learn about that in this module and all of the spelling rules that go along with it. You’ll know how to teach it and will get every lesson you need to teach it effectively.

In order to begin this course you must have completed Intro to aardvark, Module 1, Module 2 and Module 3.

CEO and Senior Instructor

Sara Dorken

Sara is a passionate tutor and online trainer who specializes in using the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach while working with students with Dyslexia and any other learning differences. She has trained in many OG-based programs and has been certified to teach the OG approach from the Dyslexia Training Institute based out of the University of San Diego. Sara has helped develop the aardvark program and has made it unique by using her extensive background in sport and physical activity (M.A. Human Kinetics) to integrate movement in order to build physical literacy and traditional literacy in struggling students.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module Outline

    • Module 4 - What you'll learn

    • Module 4 Course Guide

    • Module 4 Lesson Sequence

  • 2

    Module Sounds and Rules

    • Lesson 1 - VCE Syllables.pdf

    • Lesson 2 - Brave Dove.pdf

    • Lesson 5 - Prefixes.pdf

    • Lesson 6 - Suffix 's'.pdf

    • Lesson 7 - Suffix 'ed'.pdf

    • Lesson 8 - Suffix 'ing'.pdf

    • Printable Rules

  • 3


    • Activities Lists - all lesson types

  • 4

    Lesson Plans

    • Intro Lessons

    • Sound Lessons

    • Multi-Syllable Lessons

    • Word Structure Lessons

  • 5

    Module 4 - Exam

    • Module 4 - Exam