Decoding Multisyllable Words Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RF.3.3.C

Core Standard

If spot a word that possesses more than a single syllable it is usually difficult to sound out or spell, unless you are familiar with the word or the inherent parts contained in the word. Breaking down the word into pieces can make it much easier to recognize and decipher. Start with the vowel portion of the word and sound out the rest of the word from there. Strong readers have the ability to confront multisyllabic words and break them down phonetically to sound them out. It is often the more difficult words that trouble readers into thinking their skills are weaker than they truly are. These worksheets will give students a step and reasoning system to decode these words.









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