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Working Out Words 1

In this worksheet, students will decode new words by applying their phonic knowledge and skills.

'Working Out Words 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Phonological Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Sometimes pictures can help you read words by giving you a clue.

Read these words below.

 

tree parrot
tree parrot

 

In this worksheet you will also need to use your letter sounds to help you read new words.

Try reading these sounds below. Use the sound buttons to check you sounded them out correctly.

 

ar    
ur    
ow    
air    
ure    
qu    
oy    
igh    
oa    
ie    
oi    
er    
ear or
or    

 

You will need some of these later on in the worksheet.

Look at this word. Read it out loud.

soil
(s-oi-l)

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

oil

play

Look at this word. Read it out loud.

yawn
(y-aw-n)

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

eat

lawn

Look at this picture.

     chair

Which word matches the picture?

chair

house

read

Look at this picture. 

bike wheel

Which word matches the picture?

tissue

wheel

photo

Read this word.

night
(n-i-ght)

 

Tick the box that says what the word means.

The sky is dark and stars might shine.

Something you sit on.

Read this word.

three
(th-r-ee)

 

Tick the box that says what the word means.

The number after two.

A tall plant.

Read this word.

brother
(br-o-th-er)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

Yes

No

Read this word.

threw
(th-r-ew)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

No

Yes

Read this word.

first
(f-ir-st)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

Yes

No

Read this word.

argue
(ar-g-ue)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

Yes

No

  • Question 1

Look at this word. Read it out loud.

soil
(s-oi-l)

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

CORRECT ANSWER
oil
EDDIE SAYS
Soil rhymes with oil.
  • Question 2

Look at this word. Read it out loud.

yawn
(y-aw-n)

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

CORRECT ANSWER
lawn
EDDIE SAYS
Yawn rhymes with lawn.
  • Question 3

Look at this picture.

     chair

Which word matches the picture?

CORRECT ANSWER
chair
EDDIE SAYS
The word chair matches the picture.
  • Question 4

Look at this picture. 

bike wheel

Which word matches the picture?

CORRECT ANSWER
wheel
EDDIE SAYS
The word wheel matches the picture.
  • Question 5

Read this word.

night
(n-i-ght)

 

Tick the box that says what the word means.

CORRECT ANSWER
The sky is dark and stars might shine.
  • Question 6

Read this word.

three
(th-r-ee)

 

Tick the box that says what the word means.

CORRECT ANSWER
The number after two.
  • Question 7

Read this word.

brother
(br-o-th-er)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
If you ticked the 'yes' box, well done!
If you ticked the 'no' box, then try again.
  • Question 8

Read this word.

threw
(th-r-ew)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
If you ticked the 'yes' box, well done!
If you ticked the 'no' box, try again.
  • Question 9

Read this word.

first
(f-ir-st)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
If you ticked the 'yes' box, well done!
If you ticked the 'no' box, try again.
  • Question 10

Read this word.

argue
(ar-g-ue)

 

Press the sound button to see if you read it correctly.

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
If you ticked the 'yes' box, well done!
If you ticked the 'no' box, try again.
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