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Spelling: Using Vowels

In this worksheet, students use vowels to help them spell words.

'Spelling: Using Vowels' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Phonological Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

There are five vowels in the alphabet:

Every word has at least one vowel in it.

In this exercise you can practise putting different vowels into words to see which ones make proper words.

For example:

t _ p

Answers: tip tap top

tep and tup are not proper words.

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

c _ t

cat

cet

cit

cot

cut

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

sp _ t

spat

spet

spit

spot

sput

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick four boxes.

 

p _ n

pan

pen

pin

pon

pun

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

th _ n

than

then

thin

thon

thun

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

fl _ p

flap

flep

flip

flop

flup

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

w _ ll

wall

well

will

woll

wull

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick two boxes.

 

s _ ll

sall

sell

sill

soll

sull

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick just one box this time!

 

st _ m

stam

stem

stim

stom

stum

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

f _ rm

farm

ferm

firm

form

furm

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick four boxes.

 

f _ r

far

fer

fir

for

fur

  • Question 1

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

c _ t

CORRECT ANSWER
cat
cot
cut
  • Question 2

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

sp _ t

CORRECT ANSWER
spat
spit
spot
  • Question 3

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick four boxes.

 

p _ n

CORRECT ANSWER
pan
pen
pin
pun
EDDIE SAYS
A pun is a type of joke.
  • Question 4

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

th _ n

CORRECT ANSWER
than
then
thin
  • Question 5

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

fl _ p

CORRECT ANSWER
flap
flip
flop
EDDIE SAYS
The word 'flop' means to fall down in a heap but we also use it when something goes badly. For example, 'the party was a flop'.
  • Question 6

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

w _ ll

CORRECT ANSWER
wall
well
will
  • Question 7

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick two boxes.

 

s _ ll

CORRECT ANSWER
sell
sill
EDDIE SAYS
A sill is a type of ledge or shelf, such as a window sill.
  • Question 8

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick just one box this time!

 

st _ m

CORRECT ANSWER
stem
EDDIE SAYS
A stem holds up a flower.
  • Question 9

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick three boxes.

 

f _ rm

CORRECT ANSWER
farm
firm
form
EDDIE SAYS
A firm is another name for a company, but it also means something that is not soft, such as firm ground.
  • Question 10

Which vowels make proper words when they are put into the gap?

Tick four boxes.

 

f _ r

CORRECT ANSWER
far
fir
for
fur
EDDIE SAYS
The words 'fir' and 'fur' sound the same, but mean different things. A fir is a type of tree, but fur is an animal's coat.
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