Open Syllable: Words & Examples


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Which of the following has an open syllable?

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1. How many OPEN syllables are in 'refreshment'?

2. A syllable cannot be written without which sound(s) and symbol(s)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practices will challenge you with questions regarding concepts like examples of words with open syllables, the number of open syllables in certain words, components of a syllable, syllable rules, and advantages to learning the open syllable rule.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will be specifically gauge you on:

  • Pros to knowing the open syllable rule
  • The number of syllable rules in the English language
  • The sound/symbol necessary to write a syllable
  • Identifying the amount of open syllables in different words
  • Identifying words that contain open syllables

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of syllables
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about word structure in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about open syllables

Additional Learning

By means of our accompanying lesson, Open Syllable: Words & Examples, you can learn more about applications and examples of open syllables. The tutorial will cover topics such as:

  • The English sound syllable system
  • The definition of an open syllable
  • Syllabication
  • Syllable rules