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Spelling: Words with 'ck' 2

In this worksheet, students revise their spellings and investigate exceptions to the general rule for using the letters 'ck' to spell the 'k' phoneme.

'Spelling: Words with 'ck' 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

The letters 'ck' are generally used to spell the 'k' sound in the middle or at the end of words if there is a short vowel sound just before the 'k' sound.





However, there are always exceptions to rules!?


If the 'k' sound is followed by a 't' then the letter 'c' is used instead.





If the 'k' sound comes after the short 'i' vowel sound then 'ck' is used for one-syllable words but 'c' is usually used for words with more than one syllable.







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

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