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Year 1 - The Sound ar
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Year 1 - The Sound ar

This 'Sound ar' spelling quiz is designed to help KS1 children spell words with that sound. Each word has been taken from and added to those suggested in the National Curriculum.

When you say the ‘ar’ sound, you sound like a pirate! There are a few words with this sound, so let’s get to it - test your knowledge on these ‘ar’ word spellings.

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1.
Spell the missing word: Don't go outside, it is too ____ out there.
bark
dak
dark
darke
The first answer shows a 'b', which people often get confused with a 'd'.
2.
Spell the missing word: If you look up at the night sky, you see lots of ____.
starrs
starz
stars
stairs
The nearest star to us is the sun.
3.
Spell the missing word: My favourite lesson in school is ____.
aret
arte
art
arrt
Vincent Van Gogh is a very famous artist; he is also famous for cutting off his own ear!
4.
Spell the missing word: Look at these two ____.
armes
arms
arrms
arems
Your arm is made up of three long bones: one in your upper arm and two in your forearm/lower arm.
5.
Spell the missing word: Don't use butter, use ____.
lard
lared
larde
lardd
Lard is very similar to butter but it comes from a pig, not a cow. It can be used in cooking and baking just like butter, but is considered slightly more unhealthy for you.
6.
Spell the missing word: She can play the ____.
harp
harpe
harrp
hairp
The harp is one of the oldest instruments in the world and was used 5,000 years ago!
7.
Spell the missing word: I love planting flowers in my ____.
jarden
gardin
gardden
garden
Each flower and vegetable will need to be planted during different times of the year. You also have to plan ahead - if you want runner beans in September, you need to plant them in May.
8.
Spell the missing word: I'm going to play in the ____.
parrk
parek
park
parke
The most popular park in London is called Hyde Park.
9.
Spell the missing word: He bought a new ____.
carr
care
car
kar
There is a word 'are', as in: 'Are you my friend?' This is spelt with an 'e' at the end but makes the 'ar' sound. Normally, if you see 'are' it makes an 'air' sound, like in the words 'hare' and 'stare'.
10.
Spell the missing word: Put the pigs in the ____.
barne
barn
baren
barnn
A barn is a building that is separate to your house and is often where farmers store animals or hay.
Author:  Finola Waller

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