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Revising Syllables in Words

In this worksheet, students revise breaking words into syllables as an aid to spelling. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Revising Syllables in Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Grammar Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Words are made up of syllables, like the beats in music.

These words have one syllable:

box   cat   book

 

These words have two syllables:  

apple   carrot   bundle

 

This word has three syllables:

important

Breaking up longer words into syllables can help with spellings. Each syllable always contains at least one vowel (a e i o u).

im-por-tant

 

In this worksheet you can practise spelling longer words by breaking them up into syllables.

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

af-___-noon

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

dis-___-ting

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-ga-zine

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

Sep-___-ber

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

op-___-a-tion

This time look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

oc-___-pus

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

 

___-ca-no

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-co-nut

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

__-cu-___-tor

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-li-___-ter

  • Question 1

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

af-___-noon

CORRECT ANSWER
afternoon
  • Question 2

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

dis-___-ting

CORRECT ANSWER
disgusting
  • Question 3

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-ga-zine

CORRECT ANSWER
magazine
  • Question 4

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

Sep-___-ber

CORRECT ANSWER
September
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember to use a capital letter? It is the name of a month.
  • Question 5

Listen to the sound clip and then write the whole word in the answer box.

op-___-a-tion

CORRECT ANSWER
operation
  • Question 6

This time look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

oc-___-pus

CORRECT ANSWER
octopus
  • Question 7

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

 

___-ca-no

CORRECT ANSWER
volcano
  • Question 8

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-co-nut

CORRECT ANSWER
coconut
  • Question 9

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

__-cu-___-tor

CORRECT ANSWER
calculator
  • Question 10

Look at the picture and then write the whole word in the answer box.

___-li-___-ter

CORRECT ANSWER
helicopter
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