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Read and Spell Common Exception Words

In this worksheet, students practise reading and spelling common words that cannot be 'sounded out'. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Read and Spell Common Exception Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Read Common Exception Words

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Some words that we use all the time are hard to read and spell because we can't sound them out.

 

Listen to this word: 

It sounds like s-e-d but in fact it is spelt said.

 

Look carefully at this list of tricky words and listen to the sound clips.

good  

here 

one 

they 

was

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading and writing these words.

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

woz

wos

was

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

thay

they

thai

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

gud

gude

good

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

won

wun

one

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

heeur

here

heeyur

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

said

sed

seid

This time, listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Joe __________ very tired.

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Mum __________ I could stay up late.

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Please may I have __________?

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

I got a __________ work certificate from my teacher.

  • Question 1

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
was
  • Question 2

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
they
  • Question 3

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
good
  • Question 4

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
one
  • Question 5

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
here
  • Question 6

Listen to the sound clip and choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
said
  • Question 7

This time, listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Joe __________ very tired.

CORRECT ANSWER
was
  • Question 8

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Mum __________ I could stay up late.

CORRECT ANSWER
said
  • Question 9

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Please may I have __________?

CORRECT ANSWER
one
  • Question 10

Listen to the sound clip and then write the missing word in the answer box.

 

I got a __________ work certificate from my teacher.

CORRECT ANSWER
good
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