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Teaching Strategy Demo: Quiet Yell

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Produced by Reading Universe, a partnership of WETA, Barksdale Reading Institute, and First Book
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Quiet yell is a strategy we can use to hear each syllable in a word the students can hear and feel each push of air with each syllable. Let's see if we can break the word napkin into syllables using the quiet yell.

Nap-, -kin

How many syllables did we hear when we quiet yelled napkin? Two

Nap-, -kin. Nap-, -kin.


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