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Word Families: Words Within Words

In this worksheet, students practise looking for short words within long words to help them with spellings.

'Word Families: Words Within Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

It can be easier to spell long words if we look for short words inside them.


For example, the word wardrobe has all these words within it:







In this worksheet you will need to look for short words within longer words. It is important that the letters in the words are in the right order, as muddling them up will not help with spellings.

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