KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - Ending with el (Questions)

This 'Ending with el' spelling quiz tests KS1 children on words that end with this digraph. Children can learn these spellings through rote or by knowing the fact that ‘el’ is less common than ‘le’ but is mostly seen when following these letters: m, n, r, s, v and w.

Most of the time a word ends with ‘le’ however some words end with ‘el’. This quiz will test you on spellings with the ‘el’ sound at the end of the word. Can you spell the missing words?

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1. This is a picture of a ____.
[ ] sguirrel
[ ] sqirrel
[ ] squirral
[ ] squirrel
2. She is as beautiful as an ____.
[ ] angal
[ ] angel
[ ] anjel
[ ] angell
3. Is this table ____?
[ ] leval
[ ] levelle
[ ] level
[ ] leavel
4. He made a clay ____ yesterday.
[ ] model
[ ] modelle
[ ] moddel
[ ] moddelle
5. What does the ____ say on that dress?
[ ] lable
[ ] labal
[ ] label
[ ] labbel
6. Can we leave our luggage in the ____?
[ ] hotle
[ ] hotal
[ ] hotelle
[ ] hotel
7. What is that ____?
[ ] gewel
[ ] jewel
[ ] jewwel
[ ] jewrel
8. Watch out, that ____ will spit at you!
[ ] camel
[ ] kamel
[ ] kamell
[ ] kamele
9. Turn your lights on when driving through the ____.
[ ] tunel
[ ] tunnel
[ ] tonnel
[ ] tonel
10. Go shopping and please buy me one ____ and some ____ for the tree.
[ ] towel and tincel
[ ] towel and tinsell
[ ] towell and tinsel
[ ] towel and tinsel
KS1 Spelling Quiz - Year 2 - Ending with el (Answers)
1. This is a picture of a ____.
[ ] sguirrel
[ ] sqirrel
[ ] squirral
[x] squirrel
The last part of this word sounds the same as 'al' but is spelt 'el' instead.
2. She is as beautiful as an ____.
[ ] angal
[x] angel
[ ] anjel
[ ] angell
Don't confuse angels with angles!
3. Is this table ____?
[ ] leval
[ ] levelle
[x] level
[ ] leavel
Level means even or straight. To test if something is level, you can use a spirit level.
4. He made a clay ____ yesterday.
[x] model
[ ] modelle
[ ] moddel
[ ] moddelle
Once you've made something out of clay, you need to put it into the oven to set.
5. What does the ____ say on that dress?
[ ] lable
[ ] labal
[x] label
[ ] labbel
A label can tell you the size, price, materials and designer.
6. Can we leave our luggage in the ____?
[ ] hotle
[ ] hotal
[ ] hotelle
[x] hotel
Often, if you book a hotel room, you can't turn up before 3pm on the first day.
7. What is that ____?
[ ] gewel
[x] jewel
[ ] jewwel
[ ] jewrel
It's a ruby.
8. Watch out, that ____ will spit at you!
[x] camel
[ ] kamel
[ ] kamell
[ ] kamele
Camels are known to spit and foam at the mouth!
9. Turn your lights on when driving through the ____.
[ ] tunel
[x] tunnel
[ ] tonnel
[ ] tonel
Tunnels go underground - some even go under the sea.
10. Go shopping and please buy me one ____ and some ____ for the tree.
[ ] towel and tincel
[ ] towel and tinsell
[ ] towell and tinsel
[x] towel and tinsel
We use tinsel to decorate our trees and houses at Christmas but we use towels all year round!