Lesson Preparation Materials

What to teach in your next lesson

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Hickey Method
Lesson Order

Letters/sounds and "rules" to teach, with suggested clue words and exception words for each lesson

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Lesson Plan Form

Plan the content and materials you need to teach the 7 activities of a lesson

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Lesson Structure Infographic
Graphic reminder of the 7 activities of a lesson

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Hickey Method Word List (comprehensive)

Word file        PDF file

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500 Most Common English Words

 sorted by Hickey lesson

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Modified Cursive and Print Letter Forms

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"Trace, Copy, Memory, Eyes-closed" Worksheets

for learners who need extra help in learning and practicing letter formation

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Letter-writing practice, lined sheets

(print: capital and lower-case)

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WH questions: Story Summary Cards 

To scaffold learners' comprehension of narrative texts

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Colorful WH question Story Summary Cards

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Pink Rule Cards:
for Hebrew-speaking learners

English and Hebrew

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Two-sided Pink Rule Cards for Hebrew-speaking learners

Hebrew only. Print flipping on short side, on pink card paper.

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Pink Rule Cards 
for Arabic-speaking learners

English and Arabic

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Pink Rule Cards 
for Russian-speaking learners

English and Russian

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Pink Rule Cards 
for Spanish-speaking learners

English and Spanish

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Rule sheet for "1,1,2" pattern - doubling final consonants after 1 syllable, 1 short vowel: -ff, -ll, -ss, -ck, -zz ("floss" words) and -dge, -tch, -ch 

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English Spelling Patterns cards
for more advanced learners

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Doubling rules for Words Ending in CVC

adding suffixes that start with a vowel

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Practicing Short Vowel Sounds

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Q&A: How can we help students remember vocabulary?

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Most common prefixes and suffixes

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Most common Irregular Verbs in Past Simple (V2)

by Hickey lesson

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English Sounds and their Multiple Spellings

All spellings for the same sound (blue cards) in order of frequency