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LESSON 2:

Rhythm #1 – Syllables

This lesson will explore the rhythm of syllables within words. We will look at multi-syllabic words, and look to discover words with a similar rhythm (including an introduction to correct syllabic emphasis). We will begin with a simple ball game to aid in understanding, and use a team challenge relay to continue our exploration of syllables. This lesson will also include a worksheet – matching words with similar syllabic makeup, and composing them in a story for presentation to the group.

EXAMPLE LESSON PLAN

0:00 – 0:15: Watch video and explain activity.
0:15 – 0:30: Syllable Circle game
0:30 – 0:45: Worksheet
0:45 – 1:00: Rapping words to rhythms

RESOURCES

Worksheet