The Sound ue
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The Sound ue

This Spelling quiz is called 'The Sound ue' and it has been written by teachers to help you if you are studying the subject at elementary school. Playing educational quizzes is an enjoyable way to learn if you are in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grade - aged 8 to 11.

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This 'Sound ue' spelling quiz will test elementary school children on this digraph. To help you, think of the word ‘due’ and know that this sound is pronounced like the alphabet name for ‘u’.

If a word ends with a u/ue/ew sound it is likely to be shown be either ‘ue’ or ‘ew’. This quiz will be looking at words with the ‘ue’ sound in them. Can you spell the missing words?

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1.
I'm ____ to play pool. I'm just waiting for a wooden ____.
dgue and cue
jue and cue
due and cue
due and kue
In some places, to show you want to play on the pool or snooker table next, you rest a pound on the side. This shows that you're next in line.
2.
The day after Monday is ____.
Tuesda
Tuesday
Tueday
Tuessday
Tuesday is the second day of the week.
3.
The shop was having a sale which meant everything was great ____.
value
vallue
vailue
valiue
A sale is normally shown by what percentage has been taken off.
4.
Can she borrow a ____ to blow her nose?
tisue
tissue
tiessue
tiszue
We blow our noses with tissues as it's softer than toilet paper.
5.
They've just ____.
arrgued
argueb
arggued
argued
This is also called having an argument. When you change it to argument, you lose the 'e'.
6.
Can I borrow your ____.
jlue
galue
glue
gilue
Super glue is super sticky so be careful. If you do get stuck, nail polish remover might be able to help you unstick.
7.
A piece of paper cannot be folded in half more than seven times - ____ or false?
chrue
true
twue
twrue
It's true - try it. It has to be a square piece of paper though.
8.
He was ____ then sent back into the wild.
wescued
reskued
rescueb
rescued
Foxes are nocturnal animals, this means their eyes are designed to see in the night.
9.
This is the color ____.
bloo
blue
blew
blewe
Phonetically, these all say 'blue' but only one is spelled correctly. There is a word 'blew' but it means to have blown.
10.
The detective searched for a ____.
clue
klue
cklue
cloeu
If you aren't sure if this word begins with a 'k' or 'c', write it both ways and see which one looks most familiar.
Author:  Finola Waller

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