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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'er' 1

In this worksheet, students practise spelling words that contain the 'er' phoneme. This worksheet requires students to listen to audio clips.

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'er' 1' 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 'er' phoneme sounds like this:

 

ladder

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading and spelling words with the 'er' phoneme in them.

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


lettar

lettr

letter

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


hammar

hammer

hammre

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


river

rivor

rivre

Tick the word that goes with the picture.

 


sistr

sister

sistar

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


teachar

teachre

teacher

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


Sarah went up the __________ to pick apples from the tree.

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

Joe caught a fish in the __________.

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.

 

 

 

Jemima used a __________ to break open her piggy bank.

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

April wrote a __________ to thank her granny for the present.

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

Isabel gave an apple to her __________.

  • Question 1

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


CORRECT ANSWER
letter
  • Question 2

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


CORRECT ANSWER
hammer
  • Question 3

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


CORRECT ANSWER
river
  • Question 4

Tick the word that goes with the picture.

 


CORRECT ANSWER
sister
  • Question 5

Tick the word that goes with the picture.


CORRECT ANSWER
teacher
  • Question 6

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


Sarah went up the __________ to pick apples from the tree.

CORRECT ANSWER
ladder
  • Question 7

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

Joe caught a fish in the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
river
  • Question 8

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.

 

 

 

Jemima used a __________ to break open her piggy bank.

CORRECT ANSWER
hammer
  • Question 9

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

April wrote a __________ to thank her granny for the present.

CORRECT ANSWER
letter
  • Question 10

Use one of the 'er' words you have read to fill in the missing word.


 

Isabel gave an apple to her __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
teacher
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