Soft c (lace)
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Soft c (lace)

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This 'Soft c (lace)' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on spellings where the ‘c’ sound is not ‘cer’ but ‘ser’ like in the word ‘lace’.

The letter ‘c’ can make two sounds: a hard c like in the word ‘cat’ or a soft c like in the word ‘lace’. This quiz is going to test you on spellings with the soft c sound. Can you spell the missing words?

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1.
Would you like to go to the ____?
city
citee
citey
citie
If you're not sure how this word should end, you could see which one you think looks most familiar.
2.
She wore a very ____ ____ wedding dress.
fancy and laice
fancie and lace
fancey and lace
fancy and lace
Wedding dresses are often white but they don't have to be - it's up to the bride. She can wear whichever color she wants!
3.
They were running at a ____ _____.
nice and pace
nice and paice
nice and pasce
nicce and pace
Teachers don't tend to like the word 'nice' as it is a little bland, so if you describe something try and use more descriptive words.
4.
Would you like to watch that film at the ____?
sinema
cinema
scinema
cenema
The letter 'c' can make the same sound as 's'.
5.
The shape of this table is a ____.
sircle
cirscle
circal
circle
A 3D circle is called a sphere.
6.
He had to eat the ____ in his ____.
rice and cel
rice and cell
rice and cele
righce and cell
The word cell is pronounced the same as the word sell but they mean different things.
7.
He could see Earth whilst out in ____.
spasce
space
spaic
spaise
Words can also have a soft c and the letter s.
8.
Do you want to go to the ____?
sircus
scircus
cirkus
circus
Here the curly c is making both the soft and hard sound.
9.
Please do not ____ as the ____ has made it slippery.
race and iece
raice and ice
race and ice
race and ics
Ice is extremely slippery. If it snows, the snow can compress to make ice.
10.
The ant looked at the horrible boy and begged for ____.
mercey
mercy
mercie
mercee
The heat from the sun can be magnified through glass and can cause fires, so be careful where you leave magnifying glasses!
Author:  Finola Waller

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