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Spelling: ch or sh? 1

In this worksheet, students will need to decide whether to use 'ch' or 'sh' to spell different words.

'Spelling: ch or sh? 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Press the button to listen to the sound.

 

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

In this worksheet we are going to look at the two different graphemes that can make this sound:

ch

sh

 

Look at the different spellings of this word – which spelling is correct?

moustache

moustashe

 

 

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.

Mashines

Machines

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Chef

Shef

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Parachute

Parashute

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Champoo

Shampoo

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Quishe

Quiche

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Chandelier

Shandelier

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Choulder

Shoulder

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Crash

Crach

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

Shute

Chute

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

Pistashio

Pistachio

  • Question 1

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Machines
EDDIE SAYS
The word machine uses the 'ch' grapheme. Looks like there's a prize in the blue ball. What could it be?
  • Question 2

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Chef
EDDIE SAYS
Chef uses the 'ch' grapheme too. Nice hat, Mr Chef!
  • Question 3

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Parachute
EDDIE SAYS
Wow, aren't they brave jumping from the sky! The word parachute uses the 'ch' grapheme.
  • Question 4

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Shampoo
EDDIE SAYS
This shampoo looks like it would get your hair squeaky clean! The word shampoo uses the 'sh' grapheme.
  • Question 5

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Quiche
EDDIE SAYS
Doesn't this look truly delicious? The word quiche uses the 'ch' grapheme.
  • Question 6

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Chandelier
EDDIE SAYS
One may find a magnificent chandelier in a grand hall! Chandelier uses the 'ch' grapheme.
  • Question 7

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Shoulder
EDDIE SAYS
Shoulder has the 'sh' grapheme at the start.
  • Question 8

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Crash
EDDIE SAYS
Oh no! Looks like this phone has gone crash and then smash! Crash uses the 'sh' grapheme at the end.
  • Question 9

Press the button to listen to the word.

 

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Chute
EDDIE SAYS
I would love a go on here! Whizz down the water chute as fast as you can! Chute uses the 'ch' grapheme.
  • Question 10

Press the button to listen to the word.

​Tick the correct spelling.

CORRECT ANSWER
Pistachio
EDDIE SAYS
How are you getting on? I'll let you in on a secret. I love pistachios on top of my ice cream, even if they do look a bit green sometimes! Pistachio uses the 'ch' grapheme.
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