Stress Patterns -
Sort the words into columns according to their
stress patterns. Let the big O represent the stressed syllable,
and the small o represent the unstressed syllable.
Stress Syllables in Multisyllabic Words -
Words with multiple syllables often have more than one stressed syllable. In
these cases, one syllable is primary stressed syllable, and another syllable is
the secondary, or slightly less stressed syllable.
Stressing Syllables -
Listen as each word is read. Circle the word that has the
stressed syllable underlined.
Listen Up -
Listen to the teacher read each sentence. Circle the word you hear. You may need to read these out loud for yourself.
Silent Letters -
On the line next to each word, write the silent letter in the word. We suggest circling it.
A or An -
Write "a" or "an" to complete each sentence. Determine which article best fits each situation for your sentences.
Pronouncing Vowel Sounds -
Practice correctly pronouncing the words in each pair. Circle
the word in each pair that has the long vowel sound.
Connect the words with long vowel sounds to
get from the beginning to the end of the maze.
Vowel Sound Search -
Find objects around the classroom that have short and
long vowel sounds. Write the words in the correct column.
Be Different! -
Circle the word that is pronounced differently than the other two terms that are present.
-ed Endings -
The "ed" ending of a regular past tense verb can be pronounced in three different ways.
Stress Patterns -
Listen as each set of words is read. Circle the word that
does not have the same stress pattern.
Pronunciation and Suffixes -
Adding certain suffixes to a word sometimes change which syllable is
stressed. Listen to each pair of words. Does the stress stay the same
or move to a different syllable when the suffix is added?
Final -ed -
Choose the correct sound for each -ed term below. See how well you got after this series of worksheets.