Syllables: Types & Principles


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Which of the following is an example of a one-syllable word with a closed syllable?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a multisyllabic word?

2. Which of the following is an example of an open syllable?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Language is made up of words; words are made up of syllables. The questions in this quiz and worksheet combo ask you to match types of syllables with word examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • One-syllable words with a closed syllable
  • Multisyllabic word
  • Open syllables
  • Complex syllables
  • Vowel team syllable

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the lesson on syllables
  • Information recall - recall complex syllables
  • Knowledge application - apply what you learned about vowel team syllables to answer questions with examples

Additional Learning

To learn more about syllables, review Syllables: Types & Principles. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • What syllables are
  • Vowel-consonant-e syllables
  • Vowel-r syllables
  • Consonant-le syllables
  • Other syllabic principles
  • Definition of orthography