Counting Syllables, Strong and Weak
First, a guide to a quick, multisensory lesson on syllable counting. Starting with the definition of a syllable and working through a variety of techniques to ensure syllable-awareness for all learners.
Moving swiftly on, the presentation turns to the wonderful and frightening world of syllable emphasis. So many higher order spelling rules rely on awareness of syllable emphasis, yet teaching how that awareness can be daunting.
Resources: worksheet, example lesson, wordlist
Duration: 90 mins
Suitable for all year levels