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Read and Spell Phonemes: 'or' 2

In this worksheet, students consider different spellings of the 'or' phoneme. The worksheet requires students to listen to audio clips.

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

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

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

 

The 'or' phoneme isn't always spelt with the letters 'or'. It can be spelt 'ore', 'oor', 'aw', 'au', 'our' and even 'oar'.

 

core

 

door

 

yawn

 

bauble

 

four

 

oars

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading and writing these different spellings of the 'or' phoneme.

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Joe had a __________ throat so he didn't go to school.

sair

sare

sore

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Harriet dropped her plate on the __________ and it broke.

flare

floor

floir

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The piglets played with the __________ in the barn.

strear

strowr

straw

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Robbie likes lots of __________ on his chips.

sauce

soice

sarce

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The lion gave a big __________.

rare

rur

roar

Three of these 'aw' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

gaw

saw

traw

lawn

kawst

paw

Three of these 'our' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

your

blour

splour

pour

trour

tour

Three of these 'au' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

shauk

August

sauce

autumn

chauce

auch

Three of these 'ore' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

plore

more

brore

before

trore

score

Three of these 'oor' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

scroor

floor

ploor

door

troor

poor

  • Question 1

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Joe had a __________ throat so he didn't go to school.

CORRECT ANSWER
sore
  • Question 2

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Harriet dropped her plate on the __________ and it broke.

CORRECT ANSWER
floor
  • Question 3

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The piglets played with the __________ in the barn.

CORRECT ANSWER
straw
  • Question 4

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Robbie likes lots of __________ on his chips.

CORRECT ANSWER
sauce
  • Question 5

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The lion gave a big __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
roar
  • Question 6

Three of these 'aw' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
saw
lawn
paw
  • Question 7

Three of these 'our' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
your
pour
tour
  • Question 8

Three of these 'au' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
August
sauce
autumn
  • Question 9

Three of these 'ore' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
more
before
score
  • Question 10

Three of these 'oor' words are proper words and three are not. Tick the proper words.

CORRECT ANSWER
floor
door
poor
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