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Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2

Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
Christmas Syllable Count: Grades 1-2
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Common Core Standards
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In this activity, 1st and 2nd graders sort words by the number of syllables in them. Sorting into categories is an excellent activity for children because it helps their brains develop! But sorting by syllables also has other advantages.

Counting syllables is one of the first phonological awareness activities students engage in on the road to literacy. By sorting words by number of syllables, youngsters develop syllable and word awareness, practice one-to-one correspondence, and get ready for more challenging activities such as blending and segmenting phonemes.

To complete this worksheet activity, children sort either 1/2 syllable, or 1/2/3 syllable Christmas words. There are two lists of words for each sort, grouped according to frequency and reading level.

The kit includes:

→Two worksheets for writing the words (in color and b & w)
→Two pages of 1- and 2-syllable words (grouped by reading level)
→Two pages of 1-, 2-, and 3-syllable words (grouped by reading level)
→Answer keys
→A 1-, 2-, and 3-Syllable poster with examples (in color and b & w)

You can use it in the classroom as:

✓a literacy station activity
✓a large or small group activity
✓an activity for early finishers
✓a homework assignment
✓a follow-up activity after a lesson in clapping syllables
✓use the blank cards to fill in student names

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Christmas clip art credit to Leanne Petitt at Little Genius Projects.


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Total Pages
26 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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