Tricky words 6
They may be tricky words, but they are commonly used so you'll need to learn them!

Tricky words 6

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This 'Tricky Words 6' spelling quiz asks elementary school children to spell words that are deemed ‘tricky’.

Phonics help us spell many words but unfortunately, there are always exceptions to the rules. The spellings in this quiz don’t follow a sound pattern. Can you spell the missing words?

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1.
I ____ do love lollipops.
shore
sure
shure
shoor
The first shore is what you get at the seaside and the second one makes sense in our sentence.
2.
The opposite of odd numbers are ____ numbers.
evan
eeven
even
eaven
Even numbers can also be halved evenly.
3.
The bar was very ____.
bizzy
bizy
buzy
busy
Busy sounds like there is a 'z' in it but there isn't - that's why it's a tricky spelling.
4.
____ coin has a heads and a tails.
Evry
Every
Evary
Evrie
People often flip a coin to make decisions for them and they choose either heads or tails.
5.
____ I dance when nobody is ____.
Sumtimes and wotching
Sometimes and watching
Sumtimes and watching
Sometimes and wotching
Here the 'o' in sometimes sounds like a 'u' and the 'a' in watching sounds like an 'o'!
6.
Would you like a glass of ____?
warter
worter
water
watter
The scientific term for water is H2O.
7.
She hates showers but loves a ____.
bath
barth
barf
batfh
Bath is also a place in England.
8.
His team came ____ in the tournament.
larst
last
larste
lasst
He shouldn't be too sad because it's the taking part that counts.
9.
This is a picture of only one of her ____.
I's
ies
eyes
eys
If someone says you are a 'green-eyed monster' that doesn't mean you have green eyes - it means you are being jealous.
10.
She will ____ you the file.
parss
parse
passe
pass
The word 'file' is a noun and also a verb because you can file your nails.
Author:  Finola Waller

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