Let’s talk about how to teach syllable division with V/CV and VC/V. This is a very tricky skill, but a needed one for our learners.
Find all the freebies and videos in our series, Tips for Teaching Syllable Types.
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How to Teach Syllable Division with V/CV and VC/V
The closed VC/V pattern is very tricky for many of our readers, especially our struggling readers. That’s because it’s less common that the open V/CV pattern and sometimes is overlooked.
It’s important that we teach reading these words with a closed first syllable words in an explicit way, breaking down the process of decoding so all our readers can be successful. That’s what you’ll find in this video, Teaching Syllable Division in V/CV and VC/V Words. I encourage you to…
1. Watch the Video to Learn:
- A suggested order for teaching these kinds of syllable types.
- A step-by-step process* learners can use to help them break apart and successfully read both open V/CV words and closed VC/V words.
*The steps share in this video come from the things I learned while getting my grad certificate in Dyslexia and LBLD and two curricula based on Orton-Gillingham- Wilson Reading and All About Reading.
2. Snag the Freebies:
Snag the FREE Read & Divide printables at the very end of this post. They’ll give your learners a NO PREP way to practice reading words with both the V/CV and VC/V patterns.
Scroll below and click the teal button to grab your freebie! Then make sure to hop over and grab our 6 Syllable Types Interactive Pages for even more syllable learning!
Enjoy teaching syllables!
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