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Are you looking for innovative ways to make phonics instruction engaging and memorable for your students? Instructional strategies such as kinemes can help students remember the characteristics of the six syllable types in English and improve their decoding and word recognition skills. Join Sarah Curry for this hands-on, interactive workshop as we explore the research that supports instruction using the six syllable types in phonics, routines for teaching syllable types, and best practices of explicit instruction. Get ready to elevate your teaching practice and take your students' reading skills to the next level! Sarah’s expertise in literacy instruction will equip you with the tools and resources you need to deepen your understanding of phonics instruction and empower your students to become proficient readers. 

This is workshop two of four for the series titled “Essentials for Teaching Phonics.” 

Key Takeaways: 

  1. Understand the six syllable types in English and their characteristics. 
  2. Explore effective instructional strategies and kinemes to help students master the characteristics of each syllable type and improve their decoding and word recognition skills. 
  3. Learn how to integrate phonics instruction seamlessly into your literacy curriculum, creating engaging and effective learning experiences for all students. 
  4. Discover how to assess and monitor students' progress in mastering the six syllable types, using formative assessment data to inform instruction and provide targeted support. 

Workshop Details: 

While we recommend that you attend all training courses in the workshop series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be completed as a standalone. Full members will also have access to view the recordings on demand and earn up to four continuing education credits. 

Special Technology Instructions:

Attendees will need access to an internet-enabled device and a personal Google account (not affiliated with their school). SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.


Participants will respond to discussion prompts throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.  

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