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Spelling: Find the Phonemes 1

In this worksheet, students segment words into separate phonemes so they can be written down. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Spelling: Find the Phonemes 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:  Phonological Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Words are made up of phonemes, or sounds.

 

The word frog has four phonemes in it, and we can write them in a phoneme frame.

 

f r o g

 

The word chest also has four phonemes in it. We sometimes need two letters to write one phoneme.

 

ch e s t

 

Splitting words up into phonemes like this helps with spellings.

Listen to this word.

 

 

l a ? p

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

Listen to this word.

 

 

 

n e s ?

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

Listen to this word.

 

 

b u ? ch

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

Listen to this word. It has five phonemes.

 

 

c ? u s t

 

What is the missing phoneme this time?

Listen to this word. It has five phonemes.

 

 

t r u ? k

 

What is the missing phoneme this time?

For the next five questions you need to listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

3

4

5

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

3

4

5

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

3

4

5

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

3

4

5

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

3

4

5

  • Question 1

Listen to this word.

 

 

l a ? p

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

CORRECT ANSWER
m
  • Question 2

Listen to this word.

 

 

 

n e s ?

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

CORRECT ANSWER
t
  • Question 3

Listen to this word.

 

 

b u ? ch

 

What is the missing phoneme? Write it in the answer box.

CORRECT ANSWER
n
  • Question 4

Listen to this word. It has five phonemes.

 

 

c ? u s t

 

What is the missing phoneme this time?

CORRECT ANSWER
r
  • Question 5

Listen to this word. It has five phonemes.

 

 

t r u ? k

 

What is the missing phoneme this time?

CORRECT ANSWER
n
  • Question 6

For the next five questions you need to listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The phonemes are s-c-r-u-b.
  • Question 7

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
The phonemes are th-r-u-sh.
  • Question 8

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The phonemes are sh-r-i-m-p.
  • Question 9

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
The phonemes are b-e-n-ch.
  • Question 10

Listen to the sound clip and count how many phonemes you can hear in the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The phonemes are s-p-l-a-sh.
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