Tilde is one of the most common misspellings among children. And one of the last orthographic rules that they learn, since they respond to a series of norms that they must memorize and practice. In order for children to learn to write words correctly with a tilde, they must first understand where to
Tilde is one of the most common misspellings among children. And one of the last orthographic rules that they learn, since they respond to a series of norms that they must memorize and practice.
In order for children to learn to write words correctly with a tilde, they must first understand where to place the accent or syllable tonic. How to teach children to write the accents in the wordsDepending on what syllable the greater voice load, (tonic syllable) the words are classified as Acute, Grave or Llan, Esdrújulas and Sobreesdrújulas.
the highest voice load goes on the last syllable. - Serious:
the highest voice load goes on the penultimate syllable. - Esdrújulas:
the highest voice load goes on the third to last syllable. - Sobreesdrújula:
the highest voice load goes on the syllable before the second to last. The tilde always goes over the vowels and to know which tonic syllable it takes, we must attend to a series of rules. Spelling rules for children to learn to put the tilde in the words
If the word is acute and ends in a vowel, or in a consonant N or S, it has a tilde.
Examples of sharp words: Cord - Cordon, founded, reverse, carmine, compass, anis, shark, etc., all end in vowel, in N or S and carry the highest voice load in the last syllable, therefore they are sharp words and must have a tilde (') - SutiL, AcostaR, quality, health, animaL, friendship, decide, do not end neither in a vowel, nor in N or S, that is why they do not have accents (written accent) but they are words Acute when carrying the highest voice load on the last syllable.
2. When the tonic syllable goes on the penultimate syllable, we say that the word is grave or flat and
it must have a tilde when it ends in any consonant that is neither N nor S
Examples of grave words that bear a tilde: - Angela, martyr, difficult, tree, prison, soccer, amber, turquoise, etc. All these words are serious and none ends either in N or in S, therefore they carry a tilde in the vowel of the tonic syllable. Palab - Escritora, imageN, deputy, viruS, luneS, coletA, volumeN etc., are also serious words because they carry the greatest voice load in the penultimate syllable, but as they end in vowel, in N and S, they do not carry a tilde.3.
The words esdrújulas always carry a tilde (written accent).
Examples of words esdrújulas:
- Camera, Quick, ANÁlisis, Medical, Bird, CaTÁStrofe, PoLÍgono, PiRÁmide, etc.
4. The words overdrive always have a tilde.
Examples of overdrive words:
- Tell it to me, COME to me, Tell it to me, Easily, SLOWLY, TRUE it, etc. If the adjective from which they are born has no accent, it will not be put in the word, for example, obviously and evidently.
Tips for children who are learning to write words with a tilde 1. If the word is serious and does not end in a vowel, or in N and S, the tilde must be put on the tonic syllable, (unlike in the case of sharp words).
2. The words esdrújulas always have a tilde. Las 3. Words that have only one syllable do not have a tilde, except when we have to differentiate it from another, for example: