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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'or' 3

In this worksheet, students identify the 'or' phoneme in longer texts and choose the correct spelling to complete sentences.

'Read and Spell Phonemes: 'or' 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 'or' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

fork

core

door

straw

bauble

four

roar

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading sentences and finding words containing different spellings of the 'or' phoneme.

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

 

Kayla had sausages for her dinner.

ore

aw

or

oor

oar

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Kerry poured out the milk.

ore

oar

or

our

aw

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

My birthday is in August.

ore

oor

au

aw

oar

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

I saw my granny yesterday.

ore

oor

au

aw

or

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

She shut the door with a bang.

ore

our

oar

oor

or

This time, read the sentence out loud and count how many times you hear the 'or' phoneme.

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

 

We sat on the floor to listen to a story before we went home.

2

3

4

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

 

The lion roared. Paul saw that it had a thorn in its paw.

3

4

5

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

 

It was a cool autumn morning. Orla put on her shawl, closed the door and went outside. She skipped along the seashore looking for shells but only found an old oar.

6

7

8

Fill in the missing word in this sentence. It has the 'or' phoneme in it but it may not be spelt with the letters 'or'.

The correct spelling of the word has already been used in this worksheet.

 

My mum gets up early every __________.

Fill in the missing word in this sentence. It has the 'or' phoneme in it but it may not be spelt with the letters 'or'.

 

Billy _________ lots of milk onto his cornflakes.

  • Question 1

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

 

Kayla had sausages for her dinner.

CORRECT ANSWER
or
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the 'or' phoneme is 'for'.
  • Question 2

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

Kerry poured out the milk.

CORRECT ANSWER
our
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'poured'.
  • Question 3

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

My birthday is in August.

CORRECT ANSWER
au
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'August'.
  • Question 4

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

I saw my granny yesterday.

CORRECT ANSWER
aw
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'saw'.
  • Question 5

This sentence also has an 'or' word in it. How is it spelt?

 

She shut the door with a bang.

CORRECT ANSWER
oor
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'door'.
  • Question 6

This time, read the sentence out loud and count how many times you hear the 'or' phoneme.

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

 

We sat on the floor to listen to a story before we went home.

CORRECT ANSWER
3
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'floor', 'story' and 'before'.
  • Question 7

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

 

The lion roared. Paul saw that it had a thorn in its paw.

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'roared', 'Paul', 'saw', 'thorn' and 'paw'.
  • Question 8

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

 

It was a cool autumn morning. Orla put on her shawl, closed the door and went outside. She skipped along the seashore looking for shells but only found an old oar.

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'autumn', 'morning', 'Orla', 'shawl', 'door', 'seashore', 'for' and 'oar'.
  • Question 9

Fill in the missing word in this sentence. It has the 'or' phoneme in it but it may not be spelt with the letters 'or'.

The correct spelling of the word has already been used in this worksheet.

 

My mum gets up early every __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
morning
  • Question 10

Fill in the missing word in this sentence. It has the 'or' phoneme in it but it may not be spelt with the letters 'or'.

 

Billy _________ lots of milk onto his cornflakes.

CORRECT ANSWER
pours
poured
---- OR ----

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