Teaching Decoding of Multisyllabic Words


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What is a multisyllabic word?

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1. What does it mean to chunk a word?

2. How would you help a student chunk the word 'newspaper?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

True literacy is not simply the ability to read words one knows, but to be able to figure out words one has never encountered. This quiz will help you determine your understanding of the skills for reading multisyllabic words with questions including definitions and examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you gauge your knowledge of teaching decoding of multisyllabic words with questions regarding:

  • Chunking
  • Prefixes
  • Controlled syllables

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on teaching the skill of reading multisyllabic words
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of a prefix
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of multisyllabic

Additional Learning

For more on this subject, review the lesson titled Teaching Decoding of Multisyllabic Words. This lesson goes into more details, including:

  • What it means to decode
  • Roots and suffixes
  • Examples of changing syllables