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Spell Words Using ch or sh

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

'Spell Words Using ch or sh' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

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:






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

a moustache






The correct grapheme was 'ch'.

Often words which use 'ch' to make the 'sh' sound are French in origin.


In this activity, you will be asked to think carefully about the words that you can hear and decide which grapheme is needed.

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