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Identify Spelling Patterns

In this worksheet students look for common letter patterns within words as an aid to reading and spelling.

'Identify Spelling Patterns' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spell in New Ways

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Read these words:


tick


lick

They both end in the letters ick.

 

Now read these words:

tickle

flicker

Can you see that they also have the letters ick in them, but in the middle rather than at the end?

 

If you can recognise parts of words it can help you with your reading and spelling.

 

In this worksheet you can practise looking for words that have the same letter patterns in them.

Read this word:

 

sand

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters and?

send

sound

handy

bond

sender

Read this word:

 

tank

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ank?

sink

monkey

link

banker

tong

Read this word:

 

lump

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ump?

trumpet

lamp

longer

amber

leap

Read this word:

 

mend

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters end?

sandy

blend

moan

windy

Monday

Read this word:

 

bang

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ang?

song

dangle

ring

singer

hung

Read this word:

 

pink

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ink?

thick

tinkle

pork

finger

ringing

Read this word:

 

bark

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ark?

banker

fork

parking

think

beak

Read this word:

 

lamp

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters amp?

 

This time there are two words to tick.

clamped

limp

lumpy

tramp

samba

candle

Read this word:

 

fact

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters act? Tick three boxes.

flapped

tractor

acting

sect

back

tactic

Read this word:

 

clock

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters ock? Tick three boxes.

block

lacking

think

flock

click

mocking

  • Question 1

Read this word:

 

sand

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters and?

CORRECT ANSWER
handy
  • Question 2

Read this word:

 

tank

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ank?

CORRECT ANSWER
banker
  • Question 3

Read this word:

 

lump

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ump?

CORRECT ANSWER
trumpet
  • Question 4

Read this word:

 

mend

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters end?

CORRECT ANSWER
blend
  • Question 5

Read this word:

 

bang

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ang?

CORRECT ANSWER
dangle
  • Question 6

Read this word:

 

pink

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ink?

CORRECT ANSWER
tinkle
  • Question 7

Read this word:

 

bark

 

Which word in the list also contains the letters ark?

CORRECT ANSWER
parking
  • Question 8

Read this word:

 

lamp

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters amp?

 

This time there are two words to tick.

CORRECT ANSWER
clamped
tramp
  • Question 9

Read this word:

 

fact

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters act? Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
tractor
acting
tactic
  • Question 10

Read this word:

 

clock

 

Which words in the list also contain the letters ock? Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
block
flock
mocking
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