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Syllables are the parts of words and breaking down the smaller parts of words can help you read and write longer, trickier words. Let's take a look at what a syllable is and how we can find syllables in words with this video!

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Looking for a little more practice with syllables? Sing along to the months of the year with Jack Hartmann and practice counting syllables. Then, try figuring out the number of syllables in each word on this practice page. Did you know that there are different kinds of syllables? Learn about "open" and "closed" syllables in this video and think about how knowing this can help you as a reader and writer.

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