Year 2 - Ending with en and on
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Year 2 - Ending with en and on

This 'Ending with en and on' spelling quiz tests KS1 children on the spellings with words that end with these two digraphs. These spellings are an addition to the curriculum and will be words that are used in Year 2 vocabulary.

Sometimes words end with ‘en’ or ‘on’ and both digraphs sound the same. This quiz will ask you to find the missing words that end in either of these two sounds. See how well you do.

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1.
He was bad and was sent to ____.
prisson
prissen
prison
prisen
If you commit a crime, you could go to prison.
2.
He was so full up he had to undo his top ____.
butten
buten
button
buton
This word ends with 'on'.
3.
There are ____ ____.
sevon and kittens
seven and kittens
seven and kittons
sevon and kittons
Kittens are baby cats; like puppies are baby dogs.
4.
I will ____ that ____!
fatten and person
fatton and person
fatton and persen
fatten and persen
This is what the witch did in Hansel and Gretel - she fattened them with the aim of eating them after!
5.
Every human has a ____.
sceleton
skeleton
sceleten
skeleten
Animals that don't have skeletons are called 'soft-bodied'.
6.
All of a ____ there was a huge crash!
sudden
suden
suddon
sudon
This is a good way to start a sentence: All of a sudden ...
7.
I have ____ him a ____ on how to play the drums.
givon and lesson
givon and lessen
given and lessen
given and lesson
Lessen is a word and means to become less, so that wouldn't fit our sentence.
8.
Summer is my favourite ____.
seeson
seesen
seasen
season
In England, summer is usually hot!
9.
What will ____ if I don't do my homework?
hapen
happen
happon
hapon
Here the last two letters are 'en'.
10.
The evil man poured ____ over the king's soup.
poysen
poyson
poison
poisen
Poison is always symbolised by a skull and two crossbones - this is a sign that tells you straight away it can seriously hurt or kill you!
Author:  Finola Waller

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