Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound th (Questions)

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This 'Sound th' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on the hard ‘th’ sound. This is the sound made with words like ‘this’. The soft ‘th’ sound is seen in words like ‘with’. Make sure the child is placing their tongue between their teeth when saying this sound.

The ‘th’ sound is made by putting your tongue between your teeth. This quiz will test you on spellings that include the ‘th’ sound. Can you spell the missing words?

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1. I asked what he did and he said ____ and ____.
[ ] thise and that
[ ] this and thate
[ ] this and that
[ ] this and thet
2. He ____ went to ____ and said thank you.
[ ] then and them
[ ] theen and them
[ ] then and theme
[ ] thin and them
3. I ____ the answer is ____.
[ ] think and thwee
[ ] think and thre
[ ] think and three
[ ] thik and three
4. On ____ it will ____.
[ ] Thursday and thuder
[ ] Thusday and thunder
[ ] Thurday and thunder
[ ] Thursday and thunder
5. It's my ____!
[ ] berthday
[ ] birthday
[ ] birthda
[ ] birthdey
6. Those ____ are ____.
[ ] thurns and thick
[ ] thorns and thic
[ ] thorns and thik
[ ] thorns and thick
7. He loves his ____.
[ ] fatha
[ ] fathar
[ ] father
[ ] faether
8. ____ love the ____ type of pasta... what's it called again?
[ ] They and thin
[ ] Thay and thin
[ ] They and then
[ ] They and thine
9. He is giving you the ____ up!
[ ] thums
[ ] thumbs
[ ] thunbs
[ ] thuns
10. She loves her ____.
[ ] mother
[ ] muther
[ ] mothar
[ ] mothur
Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound th (Answers)
1. I asked what he did and he said ____ and ____.
[ ] thise and that
[ ] this and thate
[x] this and that
[ ] this and thet
The words 'the', 'this' and 'that' are high frequency words; this means we use these words a lot.
2. He ____ went to ____ and said thank you.
[x] then and them
[ ] theen and them
[ ] then and theme
[ ] thin and them
The words 'then' and 'them' are high frequency words. The word 'thank' also has a 'th' in it.
3. I ____ the answer is ____.
[ ] think and thwee
[ ] think and thre
[x] think and three
[ ] thik and three
1 + 2 = 3! They are also ordered this way!
4. On ____ it will ____.
[ ] Thursday and thuder
[ ] Thusday and thunder
[ ] Thurday and thunder
[x] Thursday and thunder
We see lightning before we hear thunder.
5. It's my ____!
[ ] berthday
[x] birthday
[ ] birthda
[ ] birthdey
Lots of children have a party to celebrate their birthday.
6. Those ____ are ____.
[ ] thurns and thick
[ ] thorns and thic
[ ] thorns and thik
[x] thorns and thick
This one sentence has three 'th' words!
7. He loves his ____.
[ ] fatha
[ ] fathar
[x] father
[ ] faether
Father's Day is always held on the third Sunday in June.
8. ____ love the ____ type of pasta... what's it called again?
[x] They and thin
[ ] Thay and thin
[ ] They and then
[ ] They and thine
It's called spaghetti. If it's a little thicker it's linguine.
9. He is giving you the ____ up!
[ ] thums
[x] thumbs
[ ] thunbs
[ ] thuns
If someone gives you this sign, it means they are happy or you should go ahead with what you're doing.
10. She loves her ____.
[x] mother
[ ] muther
[ ] mothar
[ ] mothur
Mother's Day is always on the fourth Sunday after Lent.