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Year 2 - Tricky words 2
Some words are tricky to spell. See how many of these you already know.

Year 2 - Tricky words 2

This 'Tricky Words 2' spelling quiz continues to test KS1 children on words that are used in their vocabulary or writing but are exceptions to the rules or can’t be sounded out.

This quiz is going to test you on spellings that you can’t sound out. These are all words that you know but maybe find a little tricky to spell. See how many spellings you know.

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1.
Thank you for my flowers, they are very ____.
prity
pritty
pretty
prety
Flowers are a great gift because they look pretty and they smell lovely!
2.
____ you pass the baton?
Cod
Coud
Could
Cud
Could, would and should all have the same sound pattern.
3.
If you read this book you will ____ your test score.
improve
inprove
improove
improov
If you read books before a test, this is called studying and if you do it the day before a test, we call this cramming.
4.
All her ____ were pink!
cloves
cloovs
cloths
clothes
Cloth is a material but clothes are something we wear.
5.
You need to trim the ____.
grarsse
grarss
gras
grass
Grass is everywhere. Nowadays you can buy artificial grass which is fake grass that you need to hoover instead of mow!
6.
____ in this picture is special.
Everybody
Evrybody
Everybodie
Evrybodey
In fact, everybody on the planet is special!
7.
Would you like a ____ apple or half of one?
hole
whole
wholle
whol
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away.
8.
They went on holiday with their ____.
pairents
pearants
parents
pairants
This is tricky because there are the words 'pear' and 'pair' but neither spelling pattern is used for this word.
9.
They both caught a ____.
kold
coled
coald
cold
You can feel cold and you can catch a cold!
10.
____ Jones counted the ____ in the jar once a month.
Mrs and mony
Mrses and money
Mrs and money
Mrs and monie
If a woman is called Mrs it means they are married.
Author:  Finola Waller

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