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SYLLABLE STRESS What is it? and How I can identify it?


All words have syllables. One syllable is a part of a word and has their own single sound. Some words can have only one syllable e.g. cat and other words can have more than one e.g. base / ball. Let’s practice!! Consonant con/so/nant Dog

dog

Saturday

sa/tur/day

Sentence

sen/tence

Teacher

teach/er

Idea: Try to clap your hands, one clap for each syllable.


Now that we know what is a syllable it will be more easy to understand what is a syllable stress.

Each syllable has a sound, the syllable Stress is : The syllable with the strongest sound.

Let’s practice !!! Computer

Table

Saturday

com / pu / ter

ta / ble

sa / tur / day

com / PU / ter

TA / ble

SA / tur / day


Now let’s review what we learned.

STEPS: 1.- Separates the word in syllables com / pu / ter 2.- Say every syllable attention in the sound.

and

pay

com / PU / ter 3.- Clap your hands saying the sound and figure out which syllabled is the stressed one. com / PU / ter


Now, it’s time to put in practice what you learned in this chapter. Good luck!!!

INSTRUCTIONS: Find the syllable stress. Divide the words and color the syllable stress in red. WORDS

SYLLABLE

SYLLABLE

SYLLABLE

SYLLABLE

Sunday Yellow Carpenter Notebook Detective

TIP: You can say the word putting the Stress in every syllable, that will help You to find the syllable stress.


syllable stress