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Spell Tricky Words 3

In this worksheet students will identify the wrong spellings of common exception words and learn the proper spelling.

'Spell Tricky Words 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Spell Common Exception Words

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Say these words out loud.

 

ov

r

woz

sed

wun

luv

yoo

mi

iz

skool

arsk

frend

 

Do you recognise them?

You are going to learn about words that are difficult to spell because you cannot sound them out.

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

Column A

Column B

skool
one
ov
said
sed
school
wun
of

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

Column A

Column B

luv
are
frend
love
yoo
you
r
friend

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

Column A

Column B

woz
was
iz
my
arsk
ask
mi
is

Let's look at these things. What colours can you see?

Tick the sentence where the colours are spelled correctly.

The car is bloo and the bird is gray.

The car is bluu and the bird is grey.

The car is blue and the bird is grey.

Look at these calendar months.

Some of the words of the months are spelled wrong.  

Tick the months that are spelled wrong.

January

Febrooary

March

April

May

Joon

July

Orgust

September

Oktober

November

Desember

These words have the wrong digraph in them. 

owt

owr

howse

abowt

 

Choose the correct digraph to spell them correctly.

ou

oh

ow

Read these words:

 

there

their

 

 

Choose a sentence which uses the correct spelling.

The ship is over their.

The ship is over there.

Read these words:

 

there 

their

 

Choose the sentence that uses the correct spelling.

The wizards flew over there castle.

The wizards looked for their castle.

Read this sentence.

The funny clown made Charlie larf.

 

Choose the correct spelling.

larf

largh

laugh

Read this sentence.

All the peepol jumped on the train.

 

Choose the correct spelling.

peeple

people

peepol

  • Question 1

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

skool
school
ov
of
sed
said
wun
one
  • Question 2

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

luv
love
frend
friend
yoo
you
r
are
  • Question 3

Drag the boxes from the right hand column to match their proper spellings.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

woz
was
iz
is
arsk
ask
mi
my
  • Question 4

Let's look at these things. What colours can you see?

Tick the sentence where the colours are spelled correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
The car is blue and the bird is grey.
  • Question 5

Look at these calendar months.

Some of the words of the months are spelled wrong.  

Tick the months that are spelled wrong.

CORRECT ANSWER
Febrooary
Joon
Orgust
Oktober
Desember
EDDIE SAYS
The correct spellings are: February, June, August, October and December.
  • Question 6

These words have the wrong digraph in them. 

owt

owr

howse

abowt

 

Choose the correct digraph to spell them correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
ou
EDDIE SAYS
The correct spellings are: out, our, house and about.
  • Question 7

Read these words:

 

there

their

 

 

Choose a sentence which uses the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
The ship is over there.
EDDIE SAYS
You use 'their' to say something belongs to someone.
  • Question 8

Read these words:

 

there 

their

 

Choose the sentence that uses the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
The wizards looked for their castle.
EDDIE SAYS
You use 'their' to say something belongs to someone. The castle belongs to the wizards.
  • Question 9

Read this sentence.

The funny clown made Charlie larf.

 

Choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
laugh
  • Question 10

Read this sentence.

All the peepol jumped on the train.

 

Choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
people
---- OR ----

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