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When 'ch' Sounds Like 'k'

In this worksheet, students practise spelling words in which the digraph 'ch' is pronounced like 'k'.

'When 'ch' Sounds Like 'k'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The letters 'ch' are not always pronounced like they are in the words 'chip' and 'chair'.

Sometimes they sound like 'k'.


We had a huge Christmas tree last year.

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading and spelling words where 'ch' sounds like 'k'.

Look at the picture and then choose the correct spelling.

ankor

anchor

Look at the picture and then choose the correct spelling.

 

school

skool

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

 

My sister sings in the church __________.

choir

kwire

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

Harry wears goggles when he goes swimming so that the __________ doesn't make his eyes sore.

chlorine

klorine

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

Mina went to bed with a bad __________.

headake

headache

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

Jenny played a __________ on her guitar and then started singing.

kord

chord

This time, read the list of words containing the letters 'ch'. Tick the words where the 'ch' sounds like a 'k'.

 

Tick three boxes.

echo

church

child

chorus

chair

stomach

Do the same thing here. This time the words are all people's names.

 

Tick three boxes.

Christina

Chloe

Charlotte

Chantelle

Christopher

Charlie

Use one of the words from the worksheet to fill in the gap in this sentence.

 

Children usually start __________ when they are four or five years old.

Use one of the words from the worksheet to fill in the gap in this sentence.

 

__________ Day is on 25th December.

  • Question 1

Look at the picture and then choose the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
anchor
  • Question 2

Look at the picture and then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
school
  • Question 3

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

 

My sister sings in the church __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
choir
  • Question 4

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

Harry wears goggles when he goes swimming so that the __________ doesn't make his eyes sore.

CORRECT ANSWER
chlorine
  • Question 5

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

Mina went to bed with a bad __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
headache
  • Question 6

Choose the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

Jenny played a __________ on her guitar and then started singing.

CORRECT ANSWER
chord
  • Question 7

This time, read the list of words containing the letters 'ch'. Tick the words where the 'ch' sounds like a 'k'.

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
echo
chorus
stomach
  • Question 8

Do the same thing here. This time the words are all people's names.

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
Christina
Chloe
Christopher
  • Question 9

Use one of the words from the worksheet to fill in the gap in this sentence.

 

Children usually start __________ when they are four or five years old.

CORRECT ANSWER
school
  • Question 10

Use one of the words from the worksheet to fill in the gap in this sentence.

 

__________ Day is on 25th December.

CORRECT ANSWER
Christmas
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