Spelling - Syllables, consonants, vowels: Activity 3

Lots of syllables: competition

  1. In teams, think up as many words as possible with four or more syllables, with one team member jotting down all the words.
  2. When the time is up, pass the list of words to another team to be scored.
  3. Score the list you have been given. First, give each word a score equal to the number of syllables (but strike out any word that has fewer than four syllables). Then add up all the word scores to get a total.
  4. Return lists to their teams. Check your own team score and resolve any disagreements.
  5. The team with the most points is declared the winner!


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