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Spell the Long 'oo' Phoneme 3

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

'Spell the Long 'oo' 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 'oo' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

 

balloon

 

screw

 

glue

 

flute

 

fruit

 

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

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

 

Josie has got a wobbly tooth.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

 

My mum says that talking with your mouth full is rude.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

 

The birds flew away for winter.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

 

Jacob wore a suit at his sister's wedding.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

 

I stuck the pieces on my model with glue.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

 

My little brother is starting school next year.

oo

ew

ue

u-e

ui

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

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

 

Lucy put on her new boots and her blue coat. She went to call for her best friend Ruth.

5

6

7

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

 

My sister Sue plays the flute. I tried to play it but I blew too hard and it made a rude noise!

6

7

8

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

 

I have got two little brothers called Andrew and Luke. They are twins and their birthday is in June. They will soon be three and they are very cute.

6

7

8

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

 

My auntie Julie is moving to a huge new house in Wales. It is painted blue and you can see the sea from the front room.

6

7

8

  • Question 1

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

 

Josie has got a wobbly tooth.

CORRECT ANSWER
oo
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the phoneme is 'tooth'.
  • Question 2

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

 

My mum says that talking with your mouth full is rude.

CORRECT ANSWER
u-e
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'rude'.
  • Question 3

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

 

The birds flew away for winter.

CORRECT ANSWER
ew
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'flew'.
  • Question 4

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

 

Jacob wore a suit at his sister's wedding.

CORRECT ANSWER
ui
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'suit'.
  • Question 5

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

 

I stuck the pieces on my model with glue.

CORRECT ANSWER
ue
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'glue'.
  • Question 6

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

 

My little brother is starting school next year.

CORRECT ANSWER
oo
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'school'.
  • Question 7

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

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

 

Lucy put on her new boots and her blue coat. She went to call for her best friend Ruth.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Lucy', 'new', 'boots', 'blue', 'to' and 'Ruth'.
  • Question 8

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

 

My sister Sue plays the flute. I tried to play it but I blew too hard and it made a rude noise!

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Sue', 'flute', 'to', 'blew', 'too' and 'rude'.
  • Question 9

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

 

I have got two little brothers called Andrew and Luke. They are twins and their birthday is in June. They will soon be three and they are very cute.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'two', 'Andrew', 'Luke', 'June', 'soon' and 'cute'.
  • Question 10

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

 

My auntie Julie is moving to a huge new house in Wales. It is painted blue and you can see the sea from the front room.

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Julie', 'moving', 'to', 'huge', 'new', 'blue', 'you' and 'room'.
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