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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'ar' 3

In this worksheet, students identify the 'ar' phoneme in longer texts and choose the correct spelling to complete sentences.

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'ar' 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

All these words contain the 'ar' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

park

half

father

are

heart

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading sentences and finding words containing different spellings of the 'ar' phoneme.

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the 'ar' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

 

At half time the players went back into the changing rooms.

ar

are

al

ear

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

There were lots of pigs and sheep on the farm.

ar

are

al

ear

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Kayla was puffed out and her heart was beating quickly.

ar

are

al

ear

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Oliver goes to stay with his father every weekend.

ar

are

a

al

This time, read the sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the 'ar' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

Mark and Charlotte went to the park. They played on the swings until it got dark.

3

4

5

How many times can you hear the 'ar' phoneme in this sentence?

 

Darcy and Arthur went to the market to buy half a pound of sausages and a jar of marmite for their father.

5

6

7

How many times can you hear the 'ar' phoneme in this sentence?

 

Martin lives on a farm with his mother and father. One of the cows has just had a calf and his parents are letting him keep it in the yard.

6

7

8

Choose the correct spelling for the missing 'ar' word in this sentence. Remember, it may not be spelt with the letters 'ar'.

The word has already been used in this worksheet.

 

Joe and Sarah have their tea before their __________ gets home.

farther

father

fearther

What is the correct spelling of the missing 'ar' word in this sentence?

 

Taking lots of exercise is good for your __________.

harte

heart

hart

What is the correct spelling of the missing 'ar' word in this sentence?

 

The hens live in the __________.

farmyarde

falmyard

farmyard

  • Question 1

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the 'ar' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

 

At half time the players went back into the changing rooms.

CORRECT ANSWER
al
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the 'ar' phoneme is 'half'.
  • Question 2

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

There were lots of pigs and sheep on the farm.

CORRECT ANSWER
ar
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'farm'.
  • Question 3

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Kayla was puffed out and her heart was beating quickly.

CORRECT ANSWER
ear
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'heart'.
  • Question 4

This sentence also has an 'ar' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Oliver goes to stay with his father every weekend.

CORRECT ANSWER
a
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'father'.
  • Question 5

This time, read the sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the 'ar' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

Mark and Charlotte went to the park. They played on the swings until it got dark.

CORRECT ANSWER
4
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Mark', 'Charlotte', ' park' and 'dark'.
  • Question 6

How many times can you hear the 'ar' phoneme in this sentence?

 

Darcy and Arthur went to the market to buy half a pound of sausages and a jar of marmite for their father.

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Darcy', 'Arthur', 'market', 'half', 'jar', 'marmite' and 'father'.
  • Question 7

How many times can you hear the 'ar' phoneme in this sentence?

 

Martin lives on a farm with his mother and father. One of the cows has just had a calf and his parents are letting him keep it in the yard.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Martin', 'farm', 'father', 'calf', 'are' and 'yard'.
  • Question 8

Choose the correct spelling for the missing 'ar' word in this sentence. Remember, it may not be spelt with the letters 'ar'.

The word has already been used in this worksheet.

 

Joe and Sarah have their tea before their __________ gets home.

CORRECT ANSWER
father
  • Question 9

What is the correct spelling of the missing 'ar' word in this sentence?

 

Taking lots of exercise is good for your __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
heart
  • Question 10

What is the correct spelling of the missing 'ar' word in this sentence?

 

The hens live in the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
farmyard
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