Word Ladders & Chains – Long Vowels


Phonemic awareness and phonics word ladders & word chains made easy!!  Print-and-go phonics word lists of LONG and SHORT vowel words that you can use one-on-one, small group, or whole class.  Your students will love the challenge and you will enjoy the ease of this NO PREP phonics and phonemic awareness resource!


Over 90 sets of Word Ladders & Chains by Orton Gillingham Mama

Help your students master phonics spelling rules and reading patterns with these no prep Word Ladders & Chains !  Use for phonemic awareness activities (no letters) AND as phonic word chaining spelling activities.

This LEVEL 2 version of my original resource mixes in short vowels AND long vowels! You will have everything at your fingertips to dictate words to your students for substituting, adding, and manipulating!

The science of reading tells us that these higher-level PA exercises are what our students need for automatic word reading! So, try out these word chains that change by one phoneme at a time. Your students will learn to add, delete, and change phonemes from word to word.

No Prep Word Ladders & Chains:

There are word chains for 3 phoneme words and then separate lists for 4 phoneme words (broken down into beginning blends and ending blends). No more trying to think of word ladders on the spot. This resource has it all!

**Example: Teacher says, “Show me time. Change a sound to make lime.”


“This is exactly what I was looking for. My students are super engaged and I don’t have to prep beforehand and come up with word lists! Thank you!”
“Word ladders are such an effective intervention to improve phonemic awareness, phonics, and spelling skills. This product can be used with ease!”

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Orton Gillingham Mama is a Fellow-in-Training and member of the Orton Gillingham Academy at the Certified Level, a certified Dyslexia Practitioner through the International Dyslexia Association and a certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) through ALTA.



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