Seven Rules for teaching syllabication
to the most advanced students and tutors!
This product is to be used for teaching advanced students and adults to decode multi-syllable words. It is the most advanced and most detailed information on syllable division out there in the O-G world. I learned this process in my training and practicum. I have not found this detailed of a description of the process in ANY Orton-Gillingham manual. The diamond is a visual image to help students remember the process of syllable division, I have provided a script for the teacher to use to follow the code in the diamond to help every student decode multi-syllable words. Before using the visual image, please read the helpful information in this packet about the process of teaching syllable division.
This resource is actually a manual for the tutor or homes school teacher on how to teach syllabication. Each of the steps below are throughly explained in detail, with scriot to use with students.
First, teach syllable types. As an Orton-Gillingham tutor, I believe we must teach our students that syllable types show us a pattern, and the patterns helps us read the word!
Next, teach syllable patterns and word construction. As an experienced Orton-Gillingham tutor, I believe we must teach our students that syllable types show us a pattern, and the patterns helps us read the word!
Then, teach seven rules for syllable division. According to Orton-Gillingham manuals, there are three specific rules of syllable division. But I have found that these three rules are not enough for a student to understand the decoding of complex multi-syllable words. There are more than three word patterns for syllable division, like VC/CCV and V/V, and students need a process and a memory strategy for syllabication.
Finally, practice skills with complex nonsense multi-syllable words.
Using this manual, you will learn the best way to teach your advanced students to read complex multi-syllable words, and you can be confident as a tutor that you understand syllabication thoroughly for your self!