Counting Syllables in Words Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RF.1.3.D

Core Standard

A single unit of sound that resonants from a word is referred to as a syllable. Syllables are made up of a combination of vowels and consonants. Syllables are often referred to as beats of language. Once you start to see how to identify them in the work below you will clearly see why. A quick way to identify the number of syllables a word has is to listen to the number of times you hear a vowel within the sounds made by the words. These practice worksheets will help start to learn to identify the number of syllables in the words that are presented.







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