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Know Your Alphabet: Vowels and Consonants 2

In this worksheet, students practise distinguishing between vowels and consonants in longer words.

'Know Your Alphabet: Vowels and Consonants 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Know Alphabet Order

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

There are five vowels in the alphabet.

The other letters in the alphabet are consonants.

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading words and looking for vowels and consonants in them.

Look at the letters in the list and tick three that are vowels.

p

b

a

c

o

j

k

e

Look at the letters in the list and tick three that are consonants.

e

i

t

u

o

w

x

a

Read this word.

 

elephant

 

How many vowels does it have?

2

3

4

Read this word.

 

antelope

 

How many vowels does it have?

3

4

5

Read this word.

 

penguin

 

How many vowels does it have?

3

4

5

Read this word.

 

octopus

 

How many vowels does it have?

3

4

5

Read this word.

 

baboon

 

How many consonants does it have?

3

4

5

Read this word.

 

giraffe

 

How many consonants does it have?

3

4

5

Read this word.

 

rhinoceros

 

How many consonants does it have?

4

5

6

Read this word.

 

hippopotamus

 

How many consonants does it have?

6

7

8

  • Question 1

Look at the letters in the list and tick three that are vowels.

CORRECT ANSWER
a
o
e
  • Question 2

Look at the letters in the list and tick three that are consonants.

CORRECT ANSWER
t
w
x
  • Question 3

Read this word.

 

elephant

 

How many vowels does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 4

Read this word.

 

antelope

 

How many vowels does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 5

Read this word.

 

penguin

 

How many vowels does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 6

Read this word.

 

octopus

 

How many vowels does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 7

Read this word.

 

baboon

 

How many consonants does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
3
  • Question 8

Read this word.

 

giraffe

 

How many consonants does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 9

Read this word.

 

rhinoceros

 

How many consonants does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
  • Question 10

Read this word.

 

hippopotamus

 

How many consonants does it have?

CORRECT ANSWER
7
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