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Different Letters and their Sounds 3

In this worksheet, students are reminded of the correspondence between sounds (phonemes) and the letters that make them (graphemes). It also includes common alternative sounds for the same phoneme.

'Different Letters and their Sounds 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When we read we use different sounds (phonemes) for different letters or groups of letters (graphemes).  

There are 45 different phonemes.

Look at these letters or groups of letters (graphemes).

 

Check you know their sounds by using the sound button.

 

ey
oe
ie
ou
e_e
ow
au

 

 

In this worksheet you will practise matching your sounds to the letters that make them.

We put the sounds together to make words. 

 

sl - ide

 

slide

                      

This word uses the grapheme i_e which is the same sound as ie and i.

Look at the graphemes (letters or groups of letters) below.

Match each grapheme to another that makes the same sound (phoneme).

Column A

Column B

ey
u_e
oe
o
ai
ee
oo
ay

Press the sound button.

 

Which graphemes (letter or letters) make this sound? Tick three.

c

t

ck

k

Press the sound button.

 

Which grapheme (letter or letters) makes this sound? Tick one.

qu

r

w

f

Some graphemes have different sounds in different words. Press the sound button.

 ie in shield makes a different sound than  ie in tie
shield   tie

 

Look at the graphemes below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick four.

ie

igh

u

ow

er

ck

j

Press the sound button.

g in giant makes a different sound than g in garden

 

 

 

 

 

Look at the graphemes in the box below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick five.

i

a

o

f

b

g

y

Press the sound button.

 ea in bread   makes a different sound than  ea in eat
 

 

Look at the graphemes in the box below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick four.

c

ch

aw

ph

w

ea

ou

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

juke

flute

fluke

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

usual

pleasure

casual

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

haunt

launch

haunted

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

compete

complete

completing

  • Question 1

Look at the graphemes (letters or groups of letters) below.

Match each grapheme to another that makes the same sound (phoneme).

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

ey
ee
oe
o
ai
ay
oo
u_e
EDDIE SAYS
ey from monkey matches with ee from keep
oe from toe matches with o from low
ai from rain matches with ay from stay
oo from book matches with u_e from rule
  • Question 2

Press the sound button.

 

Which graphemes (letter or letters) make this sound? Tick three.

CORRECT ANSWER
c
ck
k
EDDIE SAYS
c, ck, and k are graphemes that all make the same sound.
  • Question 3

Press the sound button.

 

Which grapheme (letter or letters) makes this sound? Tick one.

CORRECT ANSWER
qu
EDDIE SAYS
This grapheme is qu as in queen.
  • Question 4

Some graphemes have different sounds in different words. Press the sound button.

 ie in shield makes a different sound than  ie in tie
shield   tie

 

Look at the graphemes below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick four.

CORRECT ANSWER
ie
u
ow
er
EDDIE SAYS
ie in shield makes a different sound than ie in tie
u in cut makes a different sound than u in put
ow in cow makes a different sound than ow in low
er in here makes a different sound than er in her
  • Question 5

Press the sound button.

g in giant makes a different sound than g in garden

 

 

 

 

 

Look at the graphemes in the box below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick five.

CORRECT ANSWER
i
a
o
g
y
EDDIE SAYS
i in find makes a different sound than i in thin
a in cat makes a different sound than a in what
o in job makes a different sound than o in told
g in giant makes a different sound than g in garden
y in buy makes a different sound than y in very
  • Question 6

Press the sound button.

 ea in bread   makes a different sound than  ea in eat
 

 

Look at the graphemes in the box below.

Which graphemes make different sounds (phonemes) in different words? Tick four.

CORRECT ANSWER
c
ch
ea
ou
EDDIE SAYS
c in cat makes a different sound than c in centimetre
ch in church makes a different sound than ch in school or in chef
ea in bread makes a different sound than ea in eating
ou in could makes a different sound than ou in shoulder or in you
  • Question 7

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

CORRECT ANSWER
fluke
  • Question 8

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

CORRECT ANSWER
casual
  • Question 9

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

CORRECT ANSWER
launch
  • Question 10

Press the sound button.

 

Which phonemes can you hear?

Which word is being said?

CORRECT ANSWER
compete
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