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Making Sense of Syllables

Course: #6603 Level: Intermediate 2 Hours 1926 Reviews
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Syllable instruction is a critical component of an effective reading and spelling program. Yet, most word study programs do not teach, or properly teach, the word study components that are critical for successful spelling and reading of multi-syllable words. In this course, you’ll gain new insights about best practices for teaching spelling and word-level reading and learn about word study activities you can immediately use with your students to improve their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Course created on June 16, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/2.0 Domain 3, CE-SP-14-000; ASHA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional; Kansas LTS-S1370/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name and describe the linguistic properties of multi-syllabic words that affect encoding and decoding.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain one or more techniques that leverage the biological wiring of the brain to more effectively teach encoding and decoding of multi-syllabic words.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to conduct an activity that helps students effectively segment phonemes and syllables to encode and decode multi-syllable words.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to conduct an activity that develops students’ ability to discriminate and identify syllable stress in order to more effectively encode and decode multi-syllable words.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain how to conduct activities that develop students’ understanding and use of semantic relationships to encode and decode multi-syllable words and develop critical mental orthographic images in long term memory.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview: What is word study?
15-30 Minutes Brain-based research; leveraging the biological wiring of the brain to more effectively teach reading and spelling
30-45 Minutes Multi-linguistic and meta-linguistic word study; linguistic properties of multi-syllabic words that affect encoding and decoding
45-60 Minutes Multi-linguistic and meta-linguistic word study activities to develop to phoneme and syllable segmentation skills for encoding and decoding multi-syllable words.
60-75 Minutes Multi-linguistic and meta-linguistic word study activities to develop prosodic perception skills for encoding and decoding multi-syllable words.
75-95 Minutes Multi-linguistic and meta-linguistic word study activities to develop knowledge and use of semantic relationships for encoding and decoding multi-syllable words.
95-110 Minutes Multi-linguistic and meta-linguistic word study activities to develop mental orthographic images of words needed for effective reading and spelling of multi-syllable words.
110-120 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Jan Wasowicz was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She is the owner and founder of Learning By Design, Inc, which publishes therapy materials discussed in this presentation and for which she receives royalties. Non-financial Relationships: Jan is the moderator for the SPELL-TALK listserv, which may be referenced in this presentation. She is a proponent of literacy instruction that leverages the biological, oral language system.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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