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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

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Recall and Apply Year 2 Grammar Rules

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Worksheet Overview

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:


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



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

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