Lessons Lesson teaching how to use knowledge of syllables to read multisyllabic words. Taken from Effective Instruction for Struggling Readers: Research-Based Practices. closed_syllable_search.pdfCategory: InstructionElementary InstructionReading InstructionInterventionReading InterventionRelated Resources: Instructional Materials Vocabulary & Word Study: Structural Analysis Describes the instructional components of reading and spelling multisyllabic words and contractions. Includes an activity to help teachers think about planning this instruction. Videos Word Identification Strategies: HINTS and SPLIT Strategies Video that illustrates two strategies for teaching multisyllabic word reading. Lessons Vocabulary & Word Study: Building Words with Morphemes Lesson teaching students to analyze multisyllabic words using roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Booklets Effective Instruction for Middle School Students with Reading Difficulties: The Reading Teacher’s Sourcebook Booklet with lessons and materials for teaching older struggling readers. Booklets Effective Upper-Elementary Interventions for Students with Reading Difficulties: Word Recognition and Fluency Booklet with step-by-step lessons for teaching word recognition and fluency.