This is a series of activities and games to teach about syllables decoding multi-syllable words. The lessons are designed for Adult English Learners at a low literacy level, but could easily be adapted for K-12 ESOL settings as well.
You will need to:
Download and print the attached Activity Descriptions
Download and print the attached Multisyllable Word List
Additional resources are available at www.teachabcenglish.com. This is a sample unit from the book abc English: Book Two, a curriculum designed specifically for adult refugees and immigrants who are not literate in their native language. This unit is made available as a free and open resource to teachers and tutors.
Lesson Preview (Download and print the files below for descriptions of each activity):
Syllable Games and Activities:
E.1 - Syllable Name Game
E.2 - Clap and Count Syllables
E.3 - Circle the Syllable
E.4 - Cut the Syllables
E.5 - Nonsense Words Post-it Note Game
E.6 - Slideshow - Missing Syllable
E.7 - Four Corners Game