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Spelling: ch or sh? 2

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

'Spelling: ch or sh? 2' 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.

 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.

Read the word below.

ma__ __ine

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

 

__ __ef

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

 

para __ __ute

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

lea__ __

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

qui__ __e

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

__ __andelier

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

 __ __oulder

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

cra__ __ing

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

 

 

__ __ute

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

Read the word below.

pista__ __io

 

Which grapheme is missing?

ch

sh

  • Question 1

Read the word below.

ma__ __ine

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Machine Looks like there is a prize from the ball machine! What could it be?
  • Question 2

Read the word below.

 

__ __ef

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Chef Hats off to the chef!
  • Question 3

Read the word below.

 

para __ __ute

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Parachute Wow, aren't they brave jumping through the sky! Thank goodness they have a parachute for a safe landing!
  • Question 4

Read the word below.

lea__ __

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
sh
EDDIE SAYS
Leash 'That dog looks angry, keep him on a leash.'
  • Question 5

Read the word below.

qui__ __e

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Quiche That quiche looks truly delicious! How are you getting on? You're halfway through now!
  • Question 6

Read the word below.

__ __andelier

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Chandelier One may find a magnificent chandelier in a grand hall!
  • Question 7

Read the word below.

 __ __oulder

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
sh
EDDIE SAYS
Shoulder 'I hurt my shoulder in PE, I must sit down and give it a rest!'
  • Question 8

Read the word below.

cra__ __ing

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
sh
EDDIE SAYS
Crashing 'This serious incident involved a red car crashing into a green car!'
  • Question 9

Read the word below.

 

 

__ __ute

 

Which grapheme is missing?

CORRECT ANSWER
ch
EDDIE SAYS
Chute Wow, I'd love a go on this! 'Slide down the water chute as fast as you can! Whizz!'
  • Question 10

Read the word below.

pista__ __io

 

Which grapheme is missing?

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