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Revise Adjacent Consonants: -tch 1

In this worksheet students decide whether to use -ch or -tch at the end of a word.

'Revise Adjacent Consonants: -tch 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Distinguish Different Spellings of Same Sound

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Worksheet Overview

The letters 'tch' make the same sound as 'ch' at the end of a word.

 

witch

witch

 

peach

peach

 

It can be hard to know whether to put a 't' before the 'ch' or not, but there is a rule that can help.

 

If there is a short vowel sound just before the 'ch', then put in a 't' as well.

match

itch

 

Otherwise just use 'ch'.

reach

bench

(The vowel sound in 'bench' is short, but there is an 'n' between the vowel and the 'ch', so you don't need to add a 't')

 

Of course, there are always exceptions to a rule, and here are three words that ought to have 'tch' but don't!

much

rich

such

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