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Year 1 adjacent consonants ‘nk’: KS1 Spelling Worksheets

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These PDF spelling worksheets, covering the adjacent consonants ‘nk’, are an excellent way for children in Y1 to revise and practise this spelling pattern.

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:

Tips
Read the words containing ‘nk’ out loud
Check
Tick the real words and place the correct words in sentences
Use
Write a sentence to describe each of the images, using the words provided for each

What are adjacent consonants?

Adjacent consonants are 2 or more consonants that are next to each other in a word.

Examples of adjacent consonants commonly used in the English language
nk
st
sp
tr
nd
nt
mp
lt
lf
lp
sl
bl
pl
cr
fr
gr
fl
sw
scr
spr

National Curriculum English programme of study links
The /ŋ/ sound spelt n before k

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