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Know Your Alphabet: Vowels and Consonants 4

In this worksheet, students will identify vowels and consonants.

'Know Your Alphabet: Vowels and Consonants 4' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Know Alphabet Order

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The alphabet is split into vowels and consonants.

Here are the vowels:

a  e  i  o  u

 

Consonants are all of the other letters in the alphabet:

b  c  d  f  g  h  j  k  l  m  n  p  q  r  s  t  v  w  x  y  z

 

All words need to have at least one vowel.

 

You can change words into different words by changing their vowels or their consonants.

Look at this word ladder:

cat
car
bar

 

The word cat changes to bar by changing a consonant each time you travel down the ladder.

Look at this word ladder:

tap
top

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder:

dot
cot

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder:

dad
mad

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder:

bug
beg

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder:

shin
ship

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder:

bed
bid

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

A vowel

A consonant

Look at this word ladder. This time one of the words needs finishing.

pot
po_

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

y

e

p

Now try this. More than one answer might be right.

bar
_ar

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

e

j

c

Try this! More than one answer might be right.

jug
j_g

 

Choose a vowel to complete the word.

i

e

o

Try this! More than one answer might be right.

hat
_at

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

k

w

r

  • Question 1

Look at this word ladder:

tap
top

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A vowel
EDDIE SAYS
The vowel 'a' has changed to the vowel 'o'.
  • Question 2

Look at this word ladder:

dot
cot

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A consonant
EDDIE SAYS
The consonant 'd' has changed to the consonant 'c'.
  • Question 3

Look at this word ladder:

dad
mad

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A consonant
EDDIE SAYS
The consonant 'd' has changed to the consonant 'm'.
  • Question 4

Look at this word ladder:

bug
beg

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A vowel
EDDIE SAYS
The vowel 'u' has changed to the vowel 'e'.
  • Question 5

Look at this word ladder:

shin
ship

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A consonant
EDDIE SAYS
The consonant 'n' has changed to the consonant 'p'.
  • Question 6

Look at this word ladder:

bed
bid

 

Which letter has changed?

Is it a vowel or a consonant?

CORRECT ANSWER
A vowel
EDDIE SAYS
The vowel 'e' has changed to the vowel 'i'.
  • Question 7

Look at this word ladder. This time one of the words needs finishing.

pot
po_

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
p
EDDIE SAYS
The consonant 'p' makes the word 'pop'.
  • Question 8

Now try this. More than one answer might be right.

bar
_ar

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
j
c
EDDIE SAYS
All of the letters complete the word to make a real word, but only 'c' for 'car' and 'j' for 'jar' are consonants.
  • Question 9

Try this! More than one answer might be right.

jug
j_g

 

Choose a vowel to complete the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
i
o
EDDIE SAYS
Only two of these vowels will make real words: 'o' makes 'jog' and 'i' makes 'jig'.
  • Question 10

Try this! More than one answer might be right.

hat
_at

 

Choose a consonant to complete the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
r
EDDIE SAYS
Only the consonant 'r' makes a real word 'rat'.
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