Syllables Lesson for Kids: Definition & Rules


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How many syllables are in the word complicated?

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1. How many syllables in the word pineapple?

2. How many syllables in the word congratulations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can check your understanding of syllables by answering the practice questions in this quiz/worksheet combo. You will be quizzed on the number of syllables contained in given words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked to identify the syllables for the following words:

  • Complicated
  • Punishment
  • Pineapple
  • Congratulations
  • Phrase

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important facts from the lesson explaining how to determine the syllables of a word
  • Problem solving - use what you know to solve syllable practice questions
  • Interpreting information - show that you can read information about syllables and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The Syllables Lesson for Kids: Definition & Rules will teach you more about the following:

  • What syllables are
  • How you can count syllables by tapping your finger as you say a word
  • What syllables help us to do