The number of syllables in a word is decided by its number of vowel sounds. The Clap Method is the most common way to teach syllable counting. Say the word and Clap each time you hear A, E, I, O, or U as a separate sound.
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Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and nonprint texts. (NCTE)