Reflection: Complex Tasks Break It - Use Syllables in Writing - Section 4: Teacher's Turn

 

My focus for this lesson is how to break up words when the kids are writing. There are many reasons to break up words (syllables, prefixes, suffixes, root words....), but I don't want to overwhelm them. I'd rather focus on this 'syllable rule' early on, but I did mention the words 'suffix' and prefix in our discussion.  Some of my kids pick up on the vocabulary and can infer some basic rules based on the examples but the word is just exposure for other kids for a later lesson.

  Complex Tasks: Mentioning the grammar terms
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Break It - Use Syllables in Writing

Unit 8: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Lesson 6 of 6

Objective: SWBAT read regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels and show how to divide them in writing.

Big Idea: How can we deepen our understanding of syllables and use them to make our writing better?

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Writing, Nonfiction (Reading), 2nd Grade, syllables, convention, informational text
  55 minutes
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