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Spell Commonly Used Tricky Words

In this worksheet, students practise spelling a range of words that are commonly used but tricky to spell.

'Spell Commonly Used Tricky Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Exception Words

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Some words seem to be more difficult to spell than others, and in this worksheet you can practise spelling words that people often get wrong.

 

Read this list of words carefully and try to remember how they are spelt.

almost

any

clothes

earth

friend

heard

knew

money

watch

whole

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

It was __________ dark by the time we got home.

arlmost

almost

allmost

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I didn't have enough __________ to buy the book.

muney

money

monny

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Jack is my best __________.

frend

freind

friend

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I was so hungry I ate a __________ pizza.

whole

wohle

hole

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Have you __________ this joke?

herd

heard

hurd

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My __________ were filthy after I fell in the puddle.

cloths

cloathes

clothes

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Billy loves digging in the __________.

earth

eurth

earrth

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Have you got __________ sweets?

eny

any

anny

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Isabel was the only one who __________ the answer.

new

knew

knue

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I am not allowed to __________ much TV.

wotch

watch

watsh

  • Question 1

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

It was __________ dark by the time we got home.

CORRECT ANSWER
almost
  • Question 2

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I didn't have enough __________ to buy the book.

CORRECT ANSWER
money
  • Question 3

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Jack is my best __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
friend
  • Question 4

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I was so hungry I ate a __________ pizza.

CORRECT ANSWER
whole
  • Question 5

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Have you __________ this joke?

CORRECT ANSWER
heard
  • Question 6

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My __________ were filthy after I fell in the puddle.

CORRECT ANSWER
clothes
  • Question 7

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Billy loves digging in the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
earth
  • Question 8

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Have you got __________ sweets?

CORRECT ANSWER
any
  • Question 9

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Isabel was the only one who __________ the answer.

CORRECT ANSWER
knew
  • Question 10

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I am not allowed to __________ much TV.

CORRECT ANSWER
watch
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