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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'ear' 2

In this worksheet, students consider different spellings of the 'ear' phoneme. The worksheet requires students to listen to audio clips.

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'ear' 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:  Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

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

 

Sometimes the 'ear' phoneme is spelt in different ways. The other main ways of spelling the phoneme are 'eer', 'ere' and 'ier'.

 

deer

 

sphere

 

chandelier

 

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

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

We went to the seaside and walked on the __________.

piyer

pare

pier

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Don't __________ in other people's arguments.

interfare

interfair

interfere

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Everybody gave a big __________ when Joe won the race.

cheir

cheer

chair

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Come __________ at once!

here

hair

heir

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

theer

cneer

peer

steer

treer

beer

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

plere

here

trere

sphere

strere

interfere

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

pier

kier

cashier

blier

chandelier

strier

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

The world is shaped like a __________.

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

We paddled in the sea and then had fish and chips on the __________.

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

Now give a big __________ for our winners!

  • Question 1

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

We went to the seaside and walked on the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
pier
  • Question 2

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Don't __________ in other people's arguments.

CORRECT ANSWER
interfere
  • Question 3

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Everybody gave a big __________ when Joe won the race.

CORRECT ANSWER
cheer
  • Question 4

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Come __________ at once!

CORRECT ANSWER
here
  • Question 5

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

CORRECT ANSWER
peer
steer
beer
  • Question 6

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

CORRECT ANSWER
here
sphere
interfere
  • Question 7

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

CORRECT ANSWER
pier
cashier
chandelier
  • Question 8

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

The world is shaped like a __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
sphere
  • Question 9

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

We paddled in the sea and then had fish and chips on the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
pier
  • Question 10

Use one of the 'ear' words you have read in this worksheet to fill in the missing word in the sentence.

Remember, the 'ear' phoneme is not always spelt with the letters 'ear'!

 

Now give a big __________ for our winners!

CORRECT ANSWER
cheer
---- OR ----

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