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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'oo' 2

In this worksheet students consider different spellings of the short 'oo' phoneme. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'oo' 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

A phoneme is a unit of sound. The short 'oo' phoneme sounds like this:


The short 'oo' phoneme isn't always spelt with the letters 'oo'. It is often spelt with 'u'.




It can sometimes be spelt with 'o', as in wolf and woman, and even 'oul' as in could, would and should.



If you live in some parts of Britain you may say some of these words with the long 'oo' phoneme and not the short 'oo' phoneme.

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