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Learn to Order Jumbled Words

In this worksheet, students will unscramble a word using one clue to help them. It will develop students’ vocabulary and problem-solving skills.

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'Learn to Order Jumbled Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Jumbled Words

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Welcome word detective, we have our work cut out today! 

Someone has muddled the letters of the word below so that it does not make any sense. We need to sort this, can you help?


Get ready to unscramble some words!

In the jumbled word below, someone has sneakily swapped all of the letters around and we need to put the letters back in the correct order.

In this activity, one clue is given to help us decode the word.


For example:

Clue Jumbled word

A type of citrus fruit.



Think about which word the clue could be hinting at, then consider the jumbled letters you have to work with. In this case, the answer is satsuma!




Let’s try another:

Clue Jumbled word

A place to buy flowers.


That’s right, the answer is florist!

It is now your turn to unscramble the letters of a word and put them in the right order

Remember to use the clue to help you and be sure to note down any new words that you come across. Let’s get started!


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Here’s a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:

You can use a dictionary to help you with any tricky words in the clue.



Good luck!

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