Learn Spelling Rules Challenge 8: Dropping 'f', 'ff', 'fe' & Adding 'ves' (7-11)

Learn Spelling Rules Challenge 8: Dropping 'f', 'ff', 'fe' & Adding 'ves' (7-11)
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Learn Spelling Rules Challenge 8

If a word ends in 'f', 'ff', or 'fe' add 'ves' to make it plural. If a word ends in 'o' add 'es'.

This work pack provides further examples of of how to change singular endings into plural words ending in 'f', 'ff' and 'fe', by adding 'ves'. For example, calf - calves.

Words ending in an 'o' add 'es'. For example, tomato - tomatoes.

The child will learn the exceptions to the rule. For example, some words take on a new word. For example, mouse - mice.

There are practice pages for the child/children to fill in - to practice adding the correct endings to the root words given. Fill in the comparative adjective pages. You are in for a few surprises. Some words are regular, but some words are irregular.


With 'Learn Spelling Rules Packs' spelling need not be dull. These work packs can be used at school or at home, to reinforce spelling rules in a fun way.

Our character, Zoggy, the friendly alien, is a genius when it comes to spelling. He encourages the children to join him in his spelling workout. In other words, they must train and learn the spelling rules.

These packs consist of challenges in spelling, focusing on words formed using spelling rules. For example, dropping 'e' in words like 'take' to make 'taking'. Each pack focuses on a different rule and the packs may be used in any order.

These packs are essential to help correct common errors in spelling. They also help avoid bad habits forming in spelling.

Each pack contains lots of practice to help the children remember the rules.
Total Pages
7 pages
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Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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