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Spelling: Words with 'ck' 1

In this worksheet, students revise the use of 'ck' to spell the 'k' phoneme.

'Spelling: Words with 'ck' 1' 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

The letters 'ck' together make the same sound as the letter 'k' on its own. It can be hard to know when to use 'ck' but there are rules to help.

detective

The letters 'ck' never come together at the beginning of a word.

 

In the middle or at the end of a word we usually use 'ck' straight after a short vowel sound.

stick

tackle

peck

 

We usually use 'k' on its own after a long vowel sound or a consonant.

broken

tank

pork

 

In this activity, you can practise spelling words containing the 'k' sound.

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

An adder is a poisonous __________.

snacke

snake

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Joe fell over on the ice and hurt his __________.

ankle

anckle

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The __________ struck thirteen.

clock

clock

clok

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Some people believe that a four-leaved clover brings good __________.

luk

luck

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My teacher gave me a __________ when I got all my spellings right.

stiker

sticker

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

We get __________ from cows.

milk

milck

milk

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The fire __________ in the hearth.

fire

crakled

crackled

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My great-grandad's face is very __________.

old man

wrinckled

wrinkled

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

A pelican has a very large __________.

pelican

beack

beak

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I tried to __________ of the correct answer.

think

thinck

think

  • Question 1

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

An adder is a poisonous __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
snake
EDDIE SAYS
I wouldn't fancy bumping into a snake, especially if it was one of the poisonous kind!
  • Question 2

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Joe fell over on the ice and hurt his __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
ankle
EDDIE SAYS
Poor Joe, I hope he's ok! The 'k' phoneme is after the consonant 'n' here, so we would use just 'k'.
  • Question 3

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The __________ struck thirteen.

clock

CORRECT ANSWER
clock
EDDIE SAYS
The 'ck' in clock follows the short vowel sound 'o'.
  • Question 4

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

Some people believe that a four-leaved clover brings good __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
luck
EDDIE SAYS
Did you know another thing representing good luck is a horseshoe? The 'ck' at the end of the word luck, follows the short vowel sound 'u'.
  • Question 5

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My teacher gave me a __________ when I got all my spellings right.

CORRECT ANSWER
sticker
EDDIE SAYS
It was 'ck' for sticker. The 'ck' follows the short vowel sound 'i'.
  • Question 6

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

We get __________ from cows.

milk

CORRECT ANSWER
milk
EDDIE SAYS
That milk looks delicious! The 'k' at the end of milk follows the consonant 'l'.
  • Question 7

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

The fire __________ in the hearth.

fire

CORRECT ANSWER
crackled
EDDIE SAYS
The 'ck' in crackled follows the short vowel sound 'a'.
  • Question 8

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

My great-grandad's face is very __________.

old man

CORRECT ANSWER
wrinkled
EDDIE SAYS
The older you get, the more wrinkles will appear on your face! The 'k' in wrinkled follows the consonant 'n' in this word.
  • Question 9

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

A pelican has a very large __________.

pelican

CORRECT ANSWER
beak
EDDIE SAYS
Wow that is a large beak, isn't it? The 'k' at the end of beak follows the long vowel sound 'e'.
  • Question 10

Choose the correct spelling to complete the sentence.

 

I tried to __________ of the correct answer.

think

CORRECT ANSWER
think
EDDIE SAYS
The word think finishes with just 'k', it follows the consonant 'n'.
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