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Identify Syllables in Words

In this worksheet, students practise saying words aloud and counting how many syllables they contain.

'Identify Syllables in Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Read Words of More Than One Syllable

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Worksheet Overview

A syllable is a chunk of a word. It is like a beat in music. Listen to these words and try clapping your hands to match the syllables.

car (one syllable) 
per-haps (two syllables) 
un-der-neath (three syllables) 
par-tic-u-lar (four syllables) 

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