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Spell Words Ending in -el

In this worksheet, students practise spelling words that end with the letters el.

'Spell Words Ending in -el' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Spelling Rules

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A lot of words begin end with the letters 'el'.


squirrel

 

In this worksheet, you can practise spelling words that end this way.

Match the 'el' words with their meanings.

 

Look carefully at the spellings, as you will need them in later questions.

Column A

Column B

squirrel
a large animal
travel
move around
towel
a small animal
camel
something to dry yourself on

Match the 'el' words with their meanings.

 

Look carefully at the spellings, as you will need them in later questions.

Column A

Column B

hotel
lots of small stones
eel
a package
gravel
a place to stay in
parcel
a type of fish

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

You should __________ your gym kit.

laybel

lable

label

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The __________ stole the nuts from the bird feeder.

sqirrel

squirrel

skwirrel

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Parvati did a __________ of delight when she saw her new puppy.

carwheel

cartwheel

cartwheal

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

When we went to the aquarium we saw an octopus and an __________.

eel

eal

eele

This time, write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Remember, it will be a word you have already seen in this worksheet.

 

Jonny and his sister stared at the __________ as it took nuts from the bird feeder.

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

I used my __________ to dry my hair.

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Josie stared open-mouthed at the size of the __________ .

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

We had to __________ a long way to see my aunt.

  • Question 1

Match the 'el' words with their meanings.

 

Look carefully at the spellings, as you will need them in later questions.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

squirrel
a small animal
travel
move around
towel
something to dry yourself on
camel
a large animal
  • Question 2

Match the 'el' words with their meanings.

 

Look carefully at the spellings, as you will need them in later questions.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

hotel
a place to stay in
eel
a type of fish
gravel
lots of small stones
parcel
a package
  • Question 3

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

You should __________ your gym kit.

CORRECT ANSWER
label
  • Question 4

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The __________ stole the nuts from the bird feeder.

CORRECT ANSWER
squirrel
  • Question 5

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Parvati did a __________ of delight when she saw her new puppy.

CORRECT ANSWER
cartwheel
  • Question 6

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

When we went to the aquarium we saw an octopus and an __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
eel
  • Question 7

This time, write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Remember, it will be a word you have already seen in this worksheet.

 

Jonny and his sister stared at the __________ as it took nuts from the bird feeder.

CORRECT ANSWER
squirrel
  • Question 8

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

I used my __________ to dry my hair.

CORRECT ANSWER
towel
  • Question 9

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

Josie stared open-mouthed at the size of the __________ .

CORRECT ANSWER
camel
  • Question 10

Write the missing word in the answer box.

 

We had to __________ a long way to see my aunt.

CORRECT ANSWER
travel
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