Module 11.1 Assignment Prompt - Teaching Word Stress Changes.docx

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Teaching Word Stress I will first explain to the students that today’s lesson is about how when a word changes, the stress pattern of the word will also change. I will demonstrate this by writing the phonetics next to each of the words, such as ed/u/cate and ed/u/ca/tion and circle the primary stress. After the students understand the lesson and the purpose of it. I will then begin using the MHMD method to work on them. Due to their level I will plan a brief sentence containing the word: “I am going to take a photo.” First, I say this sentence naturally. Then I slowly say the word photo alone, stressing the final sound. Then I say the sentence a second time naturally. Next I motion for students to repeat the sentence as a group. After a few repetitions, I call on individual students to repeat the sentence. As another possible drill I could ask a student to come up to the board and circle the part of the word that is stressed to check comprehension. Another great way

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