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Spelling: ch or sh? 3

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

'Spelling: ch or sh? 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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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

 

 

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

In this worksheet, you need to think carefully about the words that you can hear and decide which grapheme is needed.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

They flicked through the holiday ____________ to find a hotel.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

​The _______________ was very heavy on her back.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

He was ______________ to see a shooting star!

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The dogs pulled and pulled at their ________________.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

"Throw that down the laundry _________________," said the manager.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

A grand old house often has a ______________.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

"That's the _________________ tool I've got!" smiled Dad.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The ___________________ waited outside in his car.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

My grandma used to make lovely ______________ fabrics which she would hang on the wall.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The catapult _______________ the stone across the lake.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

  • Question 1

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

They flicked through the holiday ____________ to find a hotel.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
brochure
EDDIE SAYS
brochure
  • Question 2

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

​The _______________ was very heavy on her back.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
parachute
EDDIE SAYS
parachute
  • Question 3

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

He was ______________ to see a shooting star!

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
astonished
EDDIE SAYS
astonished
  • Question 4

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The dogs pulled and pulled at their ________________.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
leashes
EDDIE SAYS
leashes
  • Question 5

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

"Throw that down the laundry _________________," said the manager.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
chute
EDDIE SAYS
chute
  • Question 6

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

A grand old house often has a ______________.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
chandelier
EDDIE SAYS
chandelier
  • Question 7

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

"That's the _________________ tool I've got!" smiled Dad.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
sharpest
EDDIE SAYS
sharpest
  • Question 8

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The ___________________ waited outside in his car.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
chauffeur
EDDIE SAYS
chauffeur
  • Question 9

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

My grandma used to make lovely ______________ fabrics which she would hang on the wall.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
crochet
EDDIE SAYS
crochet
  • Question 10

Press the button to listen to the missing word.

The catapult _______________ the stone across the lake.

 

Type the missing word below and think carefully about whether to use 'ch' or 'sh'.

CORRECT ANSWER
ricocheted
EDDIE SAYS
ricocheted
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