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The Top Ten Tips For Teaching Vowel Teams

Teaching Tips for Vowel TeamsSome of the mountains that our struggling readers must climb are bigger than others. One skill that we must introduce fairly early on, but that will take a long time to master is the vowel team syllable.In principle,…

Helpful Strategies For Teaching Syllable Division

The ability to decode more complex text requires not only a working knowledge of the phonemes and graphemes of English and the 6 syllable types, but also an ability to divide multisyllabic words. How the words are divided affects the syllable…

Syllable Series Part Six: Consonant + le Syllables

Welcome back everyone! We are in part 6 of this six part syllable series! Can you believe it? I feel like I have solidified so much of my own understanding about syllable instruction by sharing with all of you, so thank you!If you are new to…
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Syllable Series Part Four: Vowel Teams

Welcome back everyone! This is part four in my six part syllable series. I am having so much fun sharing this information about syllables with you!A few quick reminders:If you are new to this series: Please read part one and click here. Read…

Syllable Series: Part 5 Open Syllables

Welcome back everyone! This is part five in my six part syllable series. I am having so much fun sharing this information about syllables with you!A few quick reminders:If you are new to this series: Please read part one and click here. Read…

The Syllable Series: Part 3- The R Controlled Syllable

Welcome back everyone! This is part three in my six part syllable series.A few quick reminders:If you are new to this series: Please read part one and click here. Read part two and click here. In order to follow along with this series,…

The Syllable Series Part 2: The VCe Syllable

Welcome back everyone! This is part two in my six part syllable series. If you missed part one, click here. In order to follow along with this series. please download this chart I created on the six syllable types by clicking here. It spells…

The Syllable Series Part 1: Closed Syllables

Hi everyone! I'm starting a six part series on teaching the six syllable types. Today I'm going to start with one of the easiest types to teach, the closed syllable. If you follow this series, you'll want a copy of CLOVER, an acronym for the…