Silent Letters Worksheets

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Our free, printable silent letters worksheets are here for kids to warm up to yet another elusive aspect of the English language - letters that are present in writing but silent while pronouncing. As absurd as it might sound to know the "k" in "knee" and "b" in "debt" remain as quiet as a mouse, it's part of the learning intrigue that makes English the compelling language it is. Get around our silent letters worksheets pdf, which blare out some loud practice in the topic with exercises like identifying words featuring a silent letter and plenty more.

These worksheets are appropriate for students in grade 1 and grade 2.

Identifying Words with a Silent Letter

Surprise kids with a bunch of hearts in this worksheet on identifying words with a silent letter! Watch Cupid's arrow cruise through the hearts as you read the words and color the hearts with words containing a silent letter.

Identifying Words with a Silent Letter

Silent W and Silent K | Cut and Glue

Persuade children in 1st grade to get accustomed, a little sadly though, to the fact that not every letter that they see in a word needs to have a voice as they cut these words, see if they've got a silent w or a silent k, and glue them correctly in this pdf.

Silent W and Silent K | Cut and Glue

Sorting Words into Silent B and Silent H

Why is the letter "b" sitting in "lamb" if the only business it runs is to remain "numb"? This printable silent letters worksheet, themed after birds and eggs, gets grade 1 kids identifying and sorting words into silent b and silent h.

Sorting Words into Silent B and Silent H

Identifying and Writing the Silent Letter

The "w" in "write" and "h" in "ghost" wouldn't utter a sound even if you wrote them a billion times! Children in 2nd grade enjoy collecting words with silent letters by finding and writing the silent letter in each of the nine words in this pdf.

Identifying and Writing the Silent Letter

Writing Picture Names & Finding If They Have a Silent Letter

Hush! Certain words in this printable silent letters worksheet for grade 2 are sound-allergic. First write the name of each picture, find if there's a silent letter in the word, and answer by choosing yes or no as relevant.

Writing Picture Names & Finding If They Have a Silent Letter