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Phonics: Identify Base Words and Affixes to Read Multi-Syllabic Words

For Teachers 3rd
Encountering a new an unfamiliar word can stump even the best readers. Third graders learn how to assess the base, prefix, and suffix of words to help them determine its meaning. The class works together to go over a series of common...
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Syllable Cards for Literacy Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Add a new activity to your literacy arsenal with this collection of syllable cards. Offering colorful pictures representing simple one-, two-, and three-syllable words, this resource can be used in many ways to improve your children's...
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Lesson 13 - Multisyllabic Word Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
One- and two-syllable words may flow from the tongue with ease, but longer words, such as department and volcano, feel like tongue twisters. Scaffolded instruction explains how to break words into their individual syllables, and then...
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Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable

For Teachers K - 1st
Practice sounding out multi-syllable words with this scaffolded lesson. Learners decode words by segmenting them into phonemes and combining the sounds. Your lines are in bold here, but you can easily use this simply as an outline...
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Phonics: Words with More Than One Syllable (CV/C) Rule A

For Teachers 3rd
Knowing basic phonics rules can help learners increase their reading accuracy, pronunciation, and spelling. Third graders practice breaking or chunking words based on the cv/c syllable rule. They take note of where to break each word,...
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Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Teach children how small, simple words can join together to make large compound words with a fun vocabulary game. Working in pairs, students take turns drawing definition cards as they attempt to identify all of the compound words on the...
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ESOL: Pronouncing Multi-Syllable Words

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders in an ESOL class discover where to place the stress in multi-syllable words. Through drill and practice sessions they identify a variety of stress patterns for words containing multi-syllables. In pairs, 12th graders...
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Counting Words in a Sentence

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Combine numbers and pre-reading by counting the words in a sentence. Kindergartners  begin by counting objects in the room, putting a counter down for each number. Do this a few times to get them confident with the skill before applying...
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Syllable Activity

For Students K - 1st
Have young learners practice breaking apart multi-syllabic words. The entire word is written to the left and writers first copy the word adding a backslash, then write each syllable separately. The structure of this worksheet makes it...
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Tomato Exploration

For Teachers K - 2nd
Create tomatoes in 15-20 minutes using this fun and interactive lesson plan! Learners listen to a book about tomatoes (recommendations listed), and focus on the vocabulary word tomato. They count the syllables and practice the plural....
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Fun With Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading with fluency by blending words together. To start, prepare flash cards with pseudowords on them (words that can be pronounced but have no real meaning), and work with the class to sound out the words using known...
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Decode Multi-Syllable Long Words Song

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Provide a visual and auditory representation of how to decode multisyllabic words in a music video set to an upbeat jazz tempo.
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Responding Syllables: Reading and Music

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Shell Silverstein’s “Sick” provides an opportunity for kids to demonstrate their understanding of syllables and phonemes. The class creates a list of descriptive words used in the poem that have more than one syllable, and brainstorm how...
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Second-Grade Explicit Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Unfortunately, not all students learn to read at the same pace, but with the help of this resource, you can ensure that they all receive the support they need to reach this important goal. Comprised of short literacy activities, these...
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Write the Number of Syllables in Each Word

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this syllables practice worksheet, students examine 10 multi-syllable words and identify the number of syllables in each one.
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School-Home Links: Syllables and Long Words

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this multi-syllable word instructional activity, students preview five words that use prefixes and are multi-syllabic. Students then match these words up with the given definitions. Parents or guardians sign the instructional activity.
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Family Time: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Provide extra support with a unit that follows a teach, blend, guided practice, and practice/apply routine to reinforce reading, grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills. Reading and writing lessons include supporting details, story...
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Possessive Apostrophes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A great review of possesive nouns and how to add apostrophes. Clearly demonstrating where to place the apostrophe for different nouns, the resource also notes some tricky exceptions. Reinforce the concept with a little practice putting...
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Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
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School-Home Links: Root Words and Prefix

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this spelling new word worksheet, learners combine the prefix and root word of several new words and write the complete word on the line. Students then look in a newspaper or magazine and find three words with the prefix un- and write...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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Phonemic Awareness

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
What was the sound that letter made? The letter S is the phoneme of today's lesson and it is ready to make an appearance. Little ones discuss the sound S makes, then they hold up S cards every time they hear words containing the initial...
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We Flew With a Baboon

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
More vowels? Elementary schoolers recognize how vowel patterns change a short vowel sound into a long vowel sound. With an emphasis on the /oo/ that makes the long U sound, kids identify the phoneme and letter combination through...

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