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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

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.

sock

tackle

pocket

 

However, there are always exceptions to rules!?

detective

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

object

fact

acting

 

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.

stick

pick

magic

classic

artistic

 

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

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