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Distinguish Between 'f' and 'th'

In this worksheet, students distinguish between the sounds 'f' and 'th'. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Distinguish Between 'f' and 'th'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Phonological Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Lots of people get confused between the sounds 'f' and 'th'.

 

They sound like each other but they are made in different ways.

To say 'th', your tongue goes between your teeth. 

To say 'f', you use your teeth and your lip. 

 

 

Listen to this word. Can you hear the 'th' sound at the end?

 

mouth

teeth

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

th

f

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

th

f

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

thorns

th

f

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

faries

th

f

This time, look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

frog

throg

frog

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

cloth

clof

cloth

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

boy playing basketball

frow

throw

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

shark fin

thin

fin

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

Girl in a bath

bath

baf

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

flower 

flower

thlower

  • Question 1

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
f
  • Question 2

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
th
  • Question 3

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

thorns

CORRECT ANSWER
th
  • Question 4

Listen to the word and decide if it starts with 'th' or 'f'.

 

faries

CORRECT ANSWER
f
  • Question 5

This time, look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

frog

CORRECT ANSWER
frog
  • Question 6

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

cloth

CORRECT ANSWER
cloth
  • Question 7

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

boy playing basketball

CORRECT ANSWER
throw
  • Question 8

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

shark fin

CORRECT ANSWER
fin
EDDIE SAYS
'Thin' is a proper word too, but it means something else. It is the opposite of fat.
  • Question 9

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

Girl in a bath

CORRECT ANSWER
bath
  • Question 10

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

flower 

CORRECT ANSWER
flower
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