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Working Out Words 2

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

'Working Out Words 2' 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.

 

au    
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.

dried

 

Which words rhyme with this word?

side

leap

cried

 Look at this word. Read it out loud.

enjoy

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

crawl

boy

blue

Read this word.  

August

 

Which word has the same sound au?

read

launch

draw

Read this word.

elephant

 

Which word has a ph sound in it?

Can you also find the word that makes the same sound but uses a different letter (grapheme)?

alphabet

train

finger

Read this word.

loaf
(l-oa-f)

 

What does this word mean?

A lump of bread

A baby horse

Read this word.

adventure
(ad-vent-ure)

 

What does this word mean?

To go on a fun outing.

Something with four legs.

Read this word.

waiting
(w-ai-t-ing)

 

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

yes

no

Read this word.

allow

 

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

yes

no

Read this word.

cleared

 

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

yes

no

Read this word.

question

 

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

yes

no

  • Question 1

 Look at this word. Read it out loud.

dried

 

Which words rhyme with this word?

CORRECT ANSWER
side
cried
EDDIE SAYS
Both side and cried rhyme, although they use different letters to make the same sound.
  • Question 2

 Look at this word. Read it out loud.

enjoy

 

Which word rhymes with this word?

CORRECT ANSWER
boy
EDDIE SAYS
Boy rhymes with enjoy.
  • Question 3

Read this word.  

August

 

Which word has the same sound au?

CORRECT ANSWER
launch
EDDIE SAYS
August has the same au sound as launch.
  • Question 4

Read this word.

elephant

 

Which word has a ph sound in it?

Can you also find the word that makes the same sound but uses a different letter (grapheme)?

CORRECT ANSWER
alphabet
finger
EDDIE SAYS
Alphabet has a ph sound.
Finger uses the f grapheme to make the same sound (phoneme).
  • Question 5

Read this word.

loaf
(l-oa-f)

 

What does this word mean?

CORRECT ANSWER
A lump of bread
EDDIE SAYS
We buy a loaf of bread.
  • Question 6

Read this word.

adventure
(ad-vent-ure)

 

What does this word mean?

CORRECT ANSWER
To go on a fun outing.
EDDIE SAYS
To have an adventure means to go on a fun outing.
  • Question 7

Read this word.

waiting
(w-ai-t-ing)

 

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 8

Read this word.

allow

 

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

CORRECT ANSWER
yes
EDDIE SAYS
If you ticked 'yes', well done.
If you ticked 'no', then try again.
  • Question 9

Read this word.

cleared

 

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.

question

 

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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