Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Syllables
The word 'machine' has how many syllables?

Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Syllables

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An easy way to help you with this quiz is firstly to say the word out loud, and then to count on your fingers how many times the vowel sound changes. You should get full marks if not on your first go, then on your second!

1.
How should the word be broken into syllables?
Chicken
Chic - ken
Ch - icken
Chicke - n
Chick - en
The word chicken has two syllables.
2.
Determine the number of syllables in the word below.
Madam
2
3
1
0
Ma-dam
3.
How should the word be broken into syllables?
Sister
Si-ster
Sis-ter
Siste-r
Sist-er
This word has two syllables.
4.
How should the word be broken into syllables?
Water
Wa-ter
W-ater
Wat-er
Wate-r
The word water has two syllables. How many syllables has the word sea got?
5.
Which word is broken into syllables correctly?
Numb-er
U-nder
To-day
Cann-ot
If today has two syllables, how many are in tomorrow?
6.
Which word is broken into syllables correctly?
Forg-et
Herse-lf
Foot-ball
Blu-efish
Saying the words out loud will help you count the syllables.
7.
Determine the number of syllables in the word below.
Machine
1
3
2
4
Ma-chine
8.
Determine the number of syllables in the word below.
Dustbin
3
2
1
0
Dust-bin
9.
Which word is broken into syllables correctly?
Books-tore
Car-go
Dishp-an
Not-ebook
Cargo means goods carried on an aircraft, car or ship.
10.
Determine the number of syllables in the word below.
Vowel
3
0
1
2
Vow-el
Author:  Frank Evans

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