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Unit 15-17H Homophones: the ou sound and ough and augh words
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Unit 17H: A 'Beat the spellchecker!' test for words from Units 15, 17

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Homophones for Unit 15, the ou sound and
Unit 17, ough and augh words

Spelling homophones with /ou/ sound ough augh words Spelling homophones...
...the words the computer spellchecker will not spot

This unit tests you on homophones:
1) with the sound /ou/
2) with ough and augh spellings

There is one mistake in each sentence.
Spot the mistake and type the CORRECT word in the box.

Type the whole word:

This is a ruff sketch of our my new house.
The weather is really fowl today.
We allowed hour children to go out alone.
Mum taut me how to cook this pasta.
He fort hard to save his drowning friend.
The bow broke under the weight of the apples.
What sought of cheese shall I buy?
I court the ball above my head.
Dip the fish in flower then fry it.
The doctor gave me some very wise council.
Dogs are not aloud on this beach.
Is the tennis caught free yet?


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"This is a fantastic opportunity for our students!  I'm sure Spellzone will be invaluable in helping them to improve their spellings and therefore improve the quality of their writing in all subject areas!"

Teacher, High School, UK