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Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable
First, second, and third graders are told that they are going to read and write words with more than one part or syllable. They watch and listen as the teacher writes the word sunset. They listen as the teacher says the first part of the word sunset.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 57 Views 235 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Magic E: Decoding/Encoding With CVC & CVCE
Elementary learners improve their reading and spelling skills by better understanding the relationship of the decoding and encoding processes as they apply them to one-syllable words. After a lecture/demo, 1st graders practice using a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
1st Language Arts 17 Views 80 Downloads
Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words
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 understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 36 Views 320 Downloads
Skills Review: Decoding
In this decoding activity, students mark long and short vowel sounds, read a short story, noticing decoding exceptions, circle decoding exceptions in sentences, complete a matching activity and unscramble decoding exception words.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 16 Views 68 Downloads
Decoding Unknown Words Using the Syllabary/Analogy Method
Students divide words into syllables. In this decoding lesson, students learn how to divide a polysyllabic word into syllables and review the syllable rules. Students use this information to divide polysyllabic words into syllables and determine their correct pronunciation.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 5 Downloads
Phonics: Decoding Words in Connected Text
Decoding words in connected text can make emergent readers really feel like they are great readers. They work as a class to sound out simple cvc words located in super short sentences. Tip: Extend this activity by having a variety of high frequency words available for individual learners to switch in and out of sentence frames.
K Language Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Phonics: Decode and Write Words
Sounding out individual phonemes and blending them to make a word is usually one of the first tasks mastered when learning to read. Make master decoders out of your learners, they sound out a series of simple two and three-letter cvc words, counting phonemes as they go.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Decode and Write Words with More Than One Syllable
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 instead of a script.
K - 1st Language Arts 10 Views 38 Downloads
What is Dyslexia?
One in five people are affected by dyslexia, yet many do not understand what this identification actually means. Explore the varied ways in which dyslexia affects individuals, and learn about the widespread neurodiversity that exists in humans while explaining to your young learners the importance understanding others' perspectives.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
How to Improve Eye Tracking to Make Reading Easier
Children with dyslexia may have issues with their eye tracking ability and this may cause problems when they read. Here is a set of three easy steps you can use to improve a learner's eye tracking. The idea is that some kids need help in developing eye coordination, which helps the eye and the brain work together.
K - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads
Phonics Instructional Routine: Decoding Words in Connected Text
Students explore methods of decoding words in sentences. They read all the words in the sentence they know to obtain clues. Students then sound out the difficult words and highlight them. They underline unknown words. Students practice decoding strategies.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 10 Downloads
Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
8th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Science Secret Decoder Activity
Can your learners solve this puzzle? There are 15 scrambled words, and your science start must use the key to decode each unknown word. Note: They must use the second row to search the letter they desire. For example, in number 11, the current word is ipel.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 53 Downloads
Blending Best Buddies
Practice blending letters together to make the words learners are reading. They decode words familiarized with the concept of blending. This lesson utilizes the Body-Coda method of blending developed by Lloyd Eldredge. Each child receives a copy of the book, Tin Man Fix-It.
K - 1st Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads
Word Identification Lesson
Learners practice decoding and encoding animal words. In this word study activity, students view animal pictures with the initial letter. Learners say the letter with the corresponding picture, for example, "A is for antelope." Students practice spelling the word after they verbalize it.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads