Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Vowels (Syllables)
Most words have at least one vowel in them.

Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Vowels (Syllables)

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This quiz is designed for students at elementary school level and will later aid them when learning about the indefinite article. It helps children to recognize vowels in addition to familiarizing them with syllables. This will give them a good foundation as they progress through their English and Literacy lessons.

The alphabet is made up of five vowels and twenty one consonants. There are vowels in almost every word.

Test your knowledge on vowels and syllables. To see a larger image, click on the picture.

1.
How many syllables are in the word AGAIN?
1
2
3
4
The word is broken down into a-gain.
2.
Which letter is a vowel?
e
f
g
h
The letter 'e' is the next vowel on the list.
3.
How many syllables are in the word BASKETBALL?
1
2
3
4
You would break the word into bas-ket-ball.
4.
Which letter is not a vowel?
i
o
u
n
The vowels never change. In the English language, these will always be the only vowels we have and use.
5.
How many syllables are in the word PLEASE?
1
2
3
4
Lots of words only have one syllable.
6.
How many vowels in the word 'sheep'?
1
2
3
4
Vowels are an important part of every word. Many of the phonic sounds include two vowels, like 'ee' in the word 'sheep'.
7.
How many syllables are in the word SEVEN?
1
2
3
4
This is split into se-ven.
8.
How many vowels in the word 'why'?
0
1
2
3
This is why 'y' is sometimes considered to be a vowel. If a word doesn't have a vowel in it, then it's likely to have a 'y' in there instead.
9.
How many syllables are in the word BEFORE?
1
2
3
4
This word is broken into be-fore.
10.
Which word doesn't have a vowel in it?
flea
fly
insect
bug
House flies can move their wings 200 times a second!
Author:  Finola Waller

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