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How Many Syllables? - Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 4 pages | Grades: PK - K

Practice counting syllables in spoken words.

This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your syllables lesson. 

Students will name the picture and then, break that word into syllables. They count the number of syllables and color the appropriate number on the worksheet.

Syllables Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:

Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can write the word after looking at the picture and then, separate the word into syllables using a tally mark or a slash.

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.

Get more handy worksheets related to syllables here!  

This resource was created by Elise Trudel Cedeño, a teacher in Massachusetts and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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