Syllable Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RF.1.3.D

Core Standard

In its simplest form a syllable is a sound a spoken or written word makes. The number of different sounds that you hear in term indicates the number of syllables a word is composed of. In music class we are taught to listen for beat of a song. Syllables are beats of our language. Having the ability to break terms into smaller parts is a vital skill that is needed to help in decoding what we read. Understanding how to recognize and sound out syllables can help students learn how to read more fluently and with less effort. Students often confuse the concept of a phoneme with a syllable. They are not related. This series of worksheets will help students identify syllables in various phrases and forms of expression.









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