I am planning on getting into teaching my “middles” about syllables soon so I did a little surfing and found the following resources which look really helpful, insha Allah.
Decoding Multisyllabic Words, http://content.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=4330, by Wiley Blevins.
Nice easy read article with example lessons for teaching syllables. It starts out with “What is a syllable?” Then it gives six common syllable spelling rules, then another lesson on teaching one of those six rules.
Here are some other resources I ran across.
Proteacher has some neat teaching ideas from teachers such as sorts and games:
There are six syllable types, and it is very helpful to new and remedial readers to be able to identify the syllable types in words. If you teach reading or teach spelling, here is information on the six types of syllables.
When teaching reading or spelling, the closed syllable is the first syllable type you should teach a beginning or remedial student. It is the most common syllable type and the easiest for students to learn. Here are tips for teaching the closed syllable type.
Open syllables are one of the six syllable types. After teaching closed syllables, open syllables are the next type to teach to beginning and remedial readers and spellers.
The sixth and final syllable type is the Consonant+le syllable type. When teaching reading or spelling, it is important that students understand all six syllable types.
The Vowel Consonant E Syllable Type
Here is a description of the vowel-consonant-e syllable. Included are tips for teaching the VCE syllable, also known as the magic e syllable.Vowel Team Syllables
Vowel team syllables are one of the six syllable types. Find out more about them in this article.