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Know Your Pronunciations: words with 'wo'

In this worksheet, students revise the letters 'wo' in spellings. They also revise how they are pronounced in different words.

'Know Your Pronunciations: words with 'wo'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness (use knowledge of morphology and etymology in spelling)

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Worksheet Overview

The letter 'o' does not often make a short 'o' sound when it comes after 'w'.


It often sounds like the short 'oo' vowel (as in book).




If the 'wo' is followed by 'r' it usually sounds like 'ur'.




It makes other sounds, too, and in this worksheet you can investigate the different ways that 'wo' words are pronounced.

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