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Unit 6, Part 2: Spelling the short vowel sounds

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Unit 6: Short vowels, Part 2: o and u

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Spelling the short vowel sound /ŏ/: o, wa or qua

Choose from o or a.

think back to spelling teaching The most common way to spell the sound /ŏ/ is with just the letter o.

It is only after w and qu that you need a.

Work out which letters are missing.

Type the whole word:

Freshly squeezed _range juice tastes best.
Walter was stung by a w_sp.
She must pass an exam to qu_lify for that job.
The swan and her cygnets got stuck in the sw_mp.
A group of Air Force pilots and their planes: squ_dron.
It's 'football' in England but 's_ccer' in the US.
In the tropics the rainy season is the m_nsoon.
He has a w_llet full of $100 bills.
Don't f_llow me, I'm lost.
The truck carried a large qu_ntity of apples.
I w_ndered through the empty streets.
A small quarrel could be called a squ_bble.


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