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Know Your Trigraphs: igh

In this worksheet, students practise spelling words containing the trigraph 'igh'.

'Know Your Trigraphs: igh' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:  Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The word endings -ite and -ight sound the same, and it can be hard to know which spelling to use.


kite


knight

 

In fact, a lot more words use -ight than -ite. In this worksheet you can practise spelling words that end -ight.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Jack's shoes were too __________ so his dad took him to buy some new ones.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

My little sister keeps her __________ on at night because she is scared of the dark.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Alice got all the answers __________ in her test.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

We checked the departure board at the airport to see what time our __________ left.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Mum got a terrible __________ when she saw a mouse in the kitchen.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

You should never look directly at the sun. It is so __________ that it can damage your eyes.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Joe and Kevin got into a __________ over whose turn it was to bat.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Mum made my brother a sword and shield so he could dress up as a __________ for the school play.

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

After spending many months at sea the sailors were finally in __________ of land.

In this list of -ight words there are some mistakes. Four of the words should actually be spelt -ite and not -ight. Tick the words that are wrong.

 

You may need to use a dictionary if you are not sure.

delight

polight

despight

might

invight

might

kight

slight

  • Question 1

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Jack's shoes were too __________ so his dad took him to buy some new ones.

CORRECT ANSWER
tight
  • Question 2

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

My little sister keeps her __________ on at night because she is scared of the dark.

CORRECT ANSWER
light
  • Question 3

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Alice got all the answers __________ in her test.

CORRECT ANSWER
right
  • Question 4

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

We checked the departure board at the airport to see what time our __________ left.

CORRECT ANSWER
flight
  • Question 5

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Mum got a terrible __________ when she saw a mouse in the kitchen.

CORRECT ANSWER
fright
  • Question 6

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

You should never look directly at the sun. It is so __________ that it can damage your eyes.

CORRECT ANSWER
bright
  • Question 7

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Joe and Kevin got into a __________ over whose turn it was to bat.

CORRECT ANSWER
fight
  • Question 8

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

Mum made my brother a sword and shield so he could dress up as a __________ for the school play.

CORRECT ANSWER
knight
  • Question 9

Write the missing -ight word in the answer box.

 

After spending many months at sea the sailors were finally in __________ of land.

CORRECT ANSWER
sight
  • Question 10

In this list of -ight words there are some mistakes. Four of the words should actually be spelt -ite and not -ight. Tick the words that are wrong.

 

You may need to use a dictionary if you are not sure.

CORRECT ANSWER
polight
despight
invight
kight
EDDIE SAYS
The correct spellings are polite, despite, invite and kite.
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