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Spell the Long 'oo' Phoneme 2

In this worksheet, students consider different spellings of the long 'oo' phoneme.

'Spell the Long 'oo' Phoneme 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A phoneme is a unit of sound. The long 'oo' phoneme sounds like this:

 

Sometimes the long 'oo' phoneme is spelt in different ways.

It can be spelt 'ew'

 

chew

 

It can also be spelt 'ue', sometimes with a consonant between the 'u' and the 'e'.

 

tissue

 

parachute

 

In words like do, you, group and move, the phoneme is spelt in all sorts of different ways!

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading and writing different spellings of the long 'oo' phoneme.

Tick the 'ew' words below which match these pictures:

 

     

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

new

flew

crew

shrew

screw

jewel

Tick the 'ue' and 'u-e' words which match these pictures:

 

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

flute

mute

prune

glue

hue

blue

Look at these unusual spellings of the long 'oo' phoneme. Tick the words below that match these pictures.

 

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

shoe

two

few

suit

fruit

new

Three of the 'ew' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

splew

drew

threw

prew

flew

plew

Three of the 'ue' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

clue

sprue

true

thue

argue

plue

Three of the 'u-e' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

rude

splute

tube

shrute

cute

blute

This time, listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

Sarah's favourite colour is __________.

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

Meena is learning to play the __________.

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

We should eat lots of __________ every day.

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

My puppy likes to __________ at his bone.

  • Question 1

Tick the 'ew' words below which match these pictures:

 

     

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

CORRECT ANSWER
crew
shrew
screw
jewel
  • Question 2

Tick the 'ue' and 'u-e' words which match these pictures:

 

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

CORRECT ANSWER
flute
prune
glue
blue
  • Question 3

Look at these unusual spellings of the long 'oo' phoneme. Tick the words below that match these pictures.

 

 

 

Look at the words carefully as you may need them later on!

CORRECT ANSWER
shoe
two
suit
fruit
  • Question 4

Three of the 'ew' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
drew
threw
flew
  • Question 5

Three of the 'ue' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
clue
true
argue
  • Question 6

Three of the 'u-e' words in this list are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
rude
tube
cute
  • Question 7

This time, listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

Sarah's favourite colour is __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
blue
  • Question 8

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

Meena is learning to play the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
flute
  • Question 9

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

We should eat lots of __________ every day.

CORRECT ANSWER
fruit
  • Question 10

Listen to the sound clip and write the missing word in the answer box. It will be a word you have seen in this worksheet.

 

My puppy likes to __________ at his bone.

CORRECT ANSWER
chew
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