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CHAPTER 8: MULTISYLLABIC WORD READING

Objectives


As a result of reading and studying this chapter students will be able to:

  • Explain why it is so important for older students to be proficient in reading multisyllabic words
  • Define syllabication
  • Give examples of how research has informed the teaching of syllabication
  • Identify and explain the three instructional approaches for teaching how to read multisyllabic words
  • Compare how good readers and poor readers identify multisyllabic words
  • Identify what prerequisite skills are needed before students can learn to decode multisyllabic words
  • Apply effective instruction and intervention for multisyllabic word reading

Key Terms


  • Syllable
  • Orthographic processor
  • Syllabication
  • Graphosyllabic units
  • Morpheme
  • Affixes
  • Root words

Assessment

 

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