These PDF worksheets, covering common exception words, are an excellent way for children in Key Stage 1 to revise and practise spelling these words.
This is pack 1 of 7 covering Y1 CEW.
The worksheets include different activities in which children look at spelling patterns, identify misspelt words and apply their spellings in context. They can be used within lessons, as an assessment or as a homework task.
This primary resource is divided into three sections:
Learn the spelling of these tricky words
Tick the common exception words that are spelt correctly, then put each word into the correct sentences
Use the words in the boxes to write a sentence about each picture
What are common exception words?
Common exception words are words which don’t follow the common rules of spelling, or which use letter combinations to represent sounds in an uncommon way.
Year 1 common exception words
National Curriculum English programme of study links
read common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word
spell common exception words
write from memory simple sentences dictated by the teacher that include words using the GPCs and common exception words taught so far