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Spelling: ch 1

In this worksheet, students will identify words which use 'ch' to spell the /k/ phoneme.

'Spelling: ch 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Spelling is really important, it can change the meaning of a sentence entirely!

For example, if you were granted your wish of wanting to eat a desert, you could be left very disappointed and sandy!

  or  it makes a BIG difference to the meaning!

 

In this activity we are going to be looking at the following phoneme, press the green button to listen to the sound?

This sound (phoneme) can be spelt in different ways.

We are going to look at words that contain ch that make the k sound.

 

Press the button again and look at the letters (the grapheme):

ch

 

Press the button and listen to this word – which spelling is correct?

ache

ake

 

The correct spelling is ache.

 

 

In this activity, you need to decide which grapheme is needed to spell each word correctly.

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Ancor

Anchor

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Sckool

School

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Stomach

Stomak

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Echo

Eco

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Orkestra

Orchestra

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Mechanic

Meckanic

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Character

Karacter

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Monarch

Monarc

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Cemistry

Chemistry

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Teknology

Technology

  • Question 1

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Anchor
EDDIE SAYS
How did you get on? The 'ch' is used to make the k sound in anchor.
  • Question 2

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
School
EDDIE SAYS
It's the same rule for school! The same 'ch' is used to make the k sound.
  • Question 3

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Stomach
EDDIE SAYS
Do you think he has a stomach ache? The words stomach and ache both have the grapheme 'ch' being used to make the k sound.
  • Question 4

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Echo
EDDIE SAYS
I wonder if anyone could hear the boy's voice make an echo? That's right, echo has 'ch' to make the k sound too.
  • Question 5

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Orchestra
EDDIE SAYS
Wow, look at those wonderfully tall hats! Orchestra has 'ch' to make the k sound. I wonder what kind of song the orchestra is playing?
  • Question 6

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Mechanic
EDDIE SAYS
It looks like this mechanic is hard at work! Mechanic has 'ch' to make the k sound.
  • Question 7

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Character
EDDIE SAYS
This character looks like she belongs to a spooky story. It looks like she might need to visit the dentist too! The grapheme 'ch' is used at the start of the word character to make the k sound.
  • Question 8

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Monarch
EDDIE SAYS
This monarch (King) looks rather fancy, what a great cloak and crown! The word monarch has 'ch' at the end to make the k sound.
  • Question 9

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Chemistry
EDDIE SAYS
Check out the blue stuff! I wonder what kind of chemical that is? Chemistry and chemical both start with 'ch' to make the k sound.
  • Question 10

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Technology
EDDIE SAYS
How much technology do you have in your home? I wonder if you can find one piece of technology in each room? The 'ch' is used in technology to make the k sound.
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