Spelling list: Using tch to spell the /ch/ sound

After a short vowel the /ch/ sound is usually spelled tch - but don t forget the rule-breakers: rich much such which.

hatch
The eggs began to hatch.
latch
The old door is fitted with a brass latch.
snatch
The boy needed to learn not to snatch toys from other children.
watch
I like to watch television. *
stretch
Make sure you stretch before you go for a run.
witch
The witch chanted a powerful incantation. *
stitch
Dan stitched up the torn seam of his coat.
crutch
The injured man used a crutch.
clutch
Push the clutch all the way in before you change gear.
kitchen
We prepare food in the kitchen. *
butcher
The butcher sells meat in his shop. *
hatchet
A hatchet is a small axe.
ketchup
John likes ketchup on his food.
match
I hope we win the match. *