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Understand Terms: 'Vowel' and 'Consonant'

In this worksheet, students are introduced to the terms 'vowel' and 'consonant'.

'Understand Terms: 'Vowel' and 'Consonant'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Grammatical Terminology

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

There are 26 letters in the alphabet. Five of them are called vowels.

vowels

All the other letters are called consonants.

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

e

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

m

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

j

 

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

o

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

u

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

s

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

p

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

a

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

i

vowel

consonant

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

t

vowel

consonant

  • Question 1

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

e

CORRECT ANSWER
vowel
EDDIE SAYS
How did you get on? Remember that the only letters that are vowels are: a, e, I, o and u. All other letters are called consonants.
  • Question 2

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

m

CORRECT ANSWER
consonant
EDDIE SAYS
This letter is a consonant. The best way to tell is to remember that only 'a, ,e,I, o and u' are vowels, any other letters have to be a consonant. Give the next question a try.
  • Question 3

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

j

 

CORRECT ANSWER
consonant
EDDIE SAYS
Did you get it right? This letter is a consonant. Keep it up!
  • Question 4

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

o

CORRECT ANSWER
vowel
EDDIE SAYS
Keep going over each vowel in your head. The more you say it to yourself the better chance you will have at remembering which letters are vowels. This letter is a vowel. You have got this!
  • Question 5

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

u

CORRECT ANSWER
vowel
EDDIE SAYS
Again this letter is a vowel. There are only 5 vowels to remember. If it is not a vowel it has to be a consonant. Keep up the super effort!
  • Question 6

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

s

CORRECT ANSWER
consonant
EDDIE SAYS
Have you got the hang of this now? This letter is a consonant. Only 'a, e, I, o and u' are vowels.
  • Question 7

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

p

CORRECT ANSWER
consonant
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember? This letter is a consonant, not one of the 5 vowels. Try the next question. You can do this!
  • Question 8

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

a

CORRECT ANSWER
vowel
EDDIE SAYS
This letter is a vowel. Your nearly there!
  • Question 9

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

i

CORRECT ANSWER
vowel
EDDIE SAYS
Did you remember that this letter is a vowel? Just keep trying to remember the 5 different letters that are vowels.
  • Question 10

Look at this letter and decide if it is a vowel or a consonant.

t

CORRECT ANSWER
consonant
EDDIE SAYS
Are you an expert now? This letter is a consonant. Super effort!
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