KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 1 - High Frequency Words - Part 3 (Questions)

High Frequency Words, Part 3 helps KS1 children in Year 1 memorise the High Frequency Words written in the National Curriculum's recommended spelling list.

Words that we use often, or frequently, are called high frequency words. These words can be quite tricky and need to be memorised. See how many of these high frequency words you are familiar with.

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1. Spell the missing word: _____ day I'll be a princess!
[ ] One
[ ] Rone
[ ] Ron
[ ] Run
2. Spell the missing word: _____ upon a time.
[ ] Runce
[ ] Ones
[ ] Once
[ ] Onse
3. Spell the missing word: You need to _____ if you want to borrow my car.
[ ] arsk
[ ] ask
[ ] asc
[ ] arsc
4. Spell the missing word: She is my best _____.
[ ] frend
[ ] freind
[ ] frand
[ ] friend
5. Spell the missing word: I went to _____ today.
[ ] skool
[ ] school
[ ] scool
[ ] schol
6. Spell the missing word: This is my lovely new _____.
[ ] has
[ ] hause
[ ] hous
[ ] house
7. Spell the missing word: This suitcase is _____.
[ ] full
[ ] foul
[ ] fool
[ ] fule
8. Spell the missing word: The opposite to pull is _____.
[ ] posh
[ ] poosh
[ ] push
[ ] pushe
9. Spell the missing word: This is _____ favourite song.
[ ] are
[ ] ar
[ ] our
[ ] hour
10. Spell the missing word: She _____ her shoes on the table.
[ ] put
[ ] poot
[ ] pute
[ ] purt
KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 1 - High Frequency Words - Part 3 (Answers)
1. Spell the missing word: _____ day I'll be a princess!
[x] One
[ ] Rone
[ ] Ron
[ ] Run
When Prince William married Kate, she became a princess!
2. Spell the missing word: _____ upon a time.
[ ] Runce
[ ] Ones
[x] Once
[ ] Onse
If a story starts with 'Once upon a time...' then we know straight away, it's a fairy tale.
3. Spell the missing word: You need to _____ if you want to borrow my car.
[ ] arsk
[x] ask
[ ] asc
[ ] arsc
Depending on which part of the country you come from, ask can be pronounced 'ask' or 'arsk' but it is always spelt 'ask'!
4. Spell the missing word: She is my best _____.
[ ] frend
[ ] freind
[ ] frand
[x] friend
If you remember how to spell this one, then you can remember this new word: fiend. It's spelt the same but without the 'r' and means monster or demon.
5. Spell the missing word: I went to _____ today.
[ ] skool
[x] school
[ ] scool
[ ] schol
We also call a group of fish a school, so we'd say a school of fish.
6. Spell the missing word: This is my lovely new _____.
[ ] has
[ ] hause
[ ] hous
[x] house
This is a tricky word because there is an 'e' at the end of the word, even though phonetically you can sound the word out without the 'e', like this : h + ou + s.
7. Spell the missing word: This suitcase is _____.
[x] full
[ ] foul
[ ] fool
[ ] fule
Full and pull are both spelt the same way and are both high frequency words.
8. Spell the missing word: The opposite to pull is _____.
[ ] posh
[ ] poosh
[x] push
[ ] pushe
Push and pull are both types of forces or movements.
9. Spell the missing word: This is _____ favourite song.
[ ] are
[ ] ar
[x] our
[ ] hour
People often get 'our' and 'are' confused. 'Our' means something belongs to more than one person and 'are' is often used in a question, for instance, 'Are you my friend?'
10. Spell the missing word: She _____ her shoes on the table.
[x] put
[ ] poot
[ ] pute
[ ] purt
It is considered to be unlucky if you put new shoes on a table and it is considered to be bad manners if you put any shoes on a table!