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Spell Tricky Words

In this worksheet, students will practise writing common words that do not conform to regular spelling patterns. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Spell Tricky Words ' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spell Common Exception Words

Popular topics:   Spelling worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Some words that we use all the time are tricky to spell. We can't use our phonics to help us spell them as they do not follow the phonic rules.


a group of people


For example, it can be hard to remember the 'o' in people because it sounds as if it should be spelt 'peeple'.


Here is a list of tricky words that you will need to use a lot. Look at them carefully so that you can spell them correctly in this activity.












a boy laughing


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