|The letters ough and augh can be used to spell several different sounds. You will have met many of these words in earlier units. As they are hard to remember, they are grouped together here.|
To learn these letter patterns, concentrate on the look of the letters
and their names.
First we'll look at the ough pattern:
|Write ough several times,
saying the letter names
aloud as you write.
Then type ough several times, again saying the letter names aloud.
These are some of the sounds made by the letters ough:
|/ō/ as in snow||/oo/ as in blue||/ow/ as in cow||/uff/ as in cuff||/off/ as in blastoff|
Find the best ough word to complete each sentence. Remember - don't copy the word letter by letter - use the 'Look, Cover Write, Check' method.
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