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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'air' 2

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

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'air' 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 'air' phoneme sounds like this:

 

Sometimes the 'air' phoneme is spelt in different ways. Two other ways of spelling the phoneme are 'ear' and 'are'.

 

teddy bear

 

hare

 

The phoneme is spelt 'ere' in the words where and there.

 

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

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

My mum says it is rude to __________ at people.

star

stare

steer

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

A __________ has four sides and four corners.

squer

square

squar

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Can I __________ my new dress to the party?

wer

weer

wear

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

My friend always __________ his sweets with me.

shers

shais

shares

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

I don't know __________ my reading book is.

whar

wher

where

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

vare

spare

nare

thare

care

dare

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

wear

jear

bear

pear

thear

mear

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

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

 

My little sister always takes her teddy __________ to bed with her.

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

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

 

Our car had a flat tyre but my mum put the __________ one on so we were all right.

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

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

 

Do you know __________ my car keys are?

  • Question 1

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

My mum says it is rude to __________ at people.

CORRECT ANSWER
stare
  • Question 2

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

A __________ has four sides and four corners.

CORRECT ANSWER
square
  • Question 3

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Can I __________ my new dress to the party?

CORRECT ANSWER
wear
  • Question 4

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

My friend always __________ his sweets with me.

CORRECT ANSWER
shares
  • Question 5

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

I don't know __________ my reading book is.

CORRECT ANSWER
where
  • Question 6

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

CORRECT ANSWER
spare
care
dare
  • Question 7

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

CORRECT ANSWER
wear
bear
pear
  • Question 8

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

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

 

My little sister always takes her teddy __________ to bed with her.

CORRECT ANSWER
bear
  • Question 9

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

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

 

Our car had a flat tyre but my mum put the __________ one on so we were all right.

CORRECT ANSWER
spare
  • Question 10

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

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

 

Do you know __________ my car keys are?

CORRECT ANSWER
where
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