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Spell the Long 'oa' Phoneme 3

In this worksheet, students identify the long 'oa' phoneme in longer texts.

'Spell the Long 'oa' Phoneme 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

All these words contain the long 'oa' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

 

 

foal

foal

 

crow

crow

 

bone

bone

 

tomato

tomato

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading sentences and finding words with the long 'oa' phoneme in them.

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the long 'oa' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

 

The goat nibbled at the grass.

oa

ow

o-e

o

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Katie doesn't believe in ghosts.

oa

ow

o-e

o

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

There was a rainbow after the storm.

oa

ow

o-e

o

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Please wash your hands with plenty of soap.

oa

ow

o-e

o

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jamila broke her mum's best vase.

oa

ow

o-e

o

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jake hurt his elbow playing tennis.

oa

ow

o-e

o

This time read both sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the long 'oa' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

The yellow toad sat in the grass by the road and croaked. Then it crawled home to its dark hole.

4

5

6

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Sophie looked out of the window at the snow. She put on her red cloak and yellow boots and ran outside.

4

5

6

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Joe fell off his bike on a bumpy road. He broke his toe and hurt his elbow.

4

5

6

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

It was Toby's birthday two days ago. He got a new radio from his gran so he wrote a note to say thank you.

5

6

7

  • Question 1

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the long 'oa' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

 

The goat nibbled at the grass.

CORRECT ANSWER
oa
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the phoneme is 'goat'.
  • Question 2

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Katie doesn't believe in ghosts.

CORRECT ANSWER
o
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'ghosts'.
  • Question 3

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

There was a rainbow after the storm.

CORRECT ANSWER
ow
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'rainbow'.
  • Question 4

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Please wash your hands with plenty of soap.

CORRECT ANSWER
oa
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'soap'.
  • Question 5

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jamila broke her mum's best vase.

CORRECT ANSWER
o-e
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'broke'.
  • Question 6

How is the long 'oa' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jake hurt his elbow playing tennis.

CORRECT ANSWER
ow
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'elbow'.
  • Question 7

This time read both sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the long 'oa' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

The yellow toad sat in the grass by the road and croaked. Then it crawled home to its dark hole.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'yellow', 'toad', 'road', 'croaked', 'home' and 'hole'.
  • Question 8

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Sophie looked out of the window at the snow. She put on her red cloak and yellow boots and ran outside.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Sophie', 'window', 'snow', 'cloak' and 'yellow'.
  • Question 9

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Joe fell off his bike on a bumpy road. He broke his toe and hurt his elbow.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Joe', 'road', 'broke', 'toe' and 'elbow'.
  • Question 10

How many times can you hear the long 'oa' phoneme in these sentences?

 

It was Toby's birthday two days ago. He got a new radio from his gran so he wrote a note to say thank you.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Toby', 'ago', 'radio', 'so', 'wrote' and 'note'.
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