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Year 2 - Ending with ost and oll
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Year 2 - Ending with ost and oll

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

Sometimes words end with ‘ost’ or ‘oll’. If you sound out ‘ost’, it’ll be ‘oh-st’ but actually this trigraph is pronounced ‘oe-st’. Sounding out ‘oll’ would be ‘o-ll’ but actually it is pronounced as ‘ole’. Can you find the missing words with these sounds in?

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1.
He was a great ____ and she was a brilliant ____.
host and hostiss
hosst and hostess
host and hostess
host and hostes
Host is what we call men and hostess is the word for women.
2.
They read from the ____.
skroll
skrolle
scrolle
scroll
This scroll is called the Torah and is the Jewish Bible.
3.
I've eaten ____ of the sweets but there are a few left.
moste
most
mosed
moast
What is your favourite sweet?
4.
A ____ lives under the bridge.
twoll
twroll
troll
trole
There used to be dolls that were trolls and they had different coloured hair. Now they are collectables.
5.
How much does the ____ ____?
towll and cost
toll and coste
toll and cost
tol and cost
A toll road is a road where you charged for driving on it.
6.
Would you like to join me on a ____?
stroll
strole
stwoll
stwole
A stroll is a leisurely walk. In America, a stroller is the word they use for a pushchair.
7.
I'm ____ ready for that ham ____.
almost and rolle
almost and role
allmost and roll
almost and roll
There is a word 'role' but it means a part in a play.
8.
Can you ____ my letter?
poste
poast
post
powst
All these words say 'post' when sounded out but only one is spelt correctly.
9.
He ____ fell off his bike! Oops, no - he did fall off!
aumost
almost
awmost
almoste
Here you have two tricky sounds - al, which is pronounced like 'au' and the 'ost' sound.
10.
Up in the haunted house lived a friendly ____.
gost
ghost
ghoost
jhost
Ghosts make good scary characters in books and films!
Author:  Finola Waller

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