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Know Your Roots: 'cred'

In this worksheet, students learn and practise spelling words containing the root 'cred'.

'Know Your Roots: 'cred'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Root Word Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

Many words in English are based on the same root words, and knowing what these mean can help us with spellings.


The root 'cred' is found in a lot of English words. It comes from a Latin word meaning 'belief' or 'trust'.

A girl with question marks above her head

If you are incredulous about something it means you find it hard to believe.


If you buy something on credit you don't have to pay for it at the time because the seller trusts that you will pay at a later date.

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