Unit 6H: Homophones for Unit 6 - Short vowel sounds

Spelling homophones, short vowel soundsSpelling homophones...
...the words the computer spellchecker will not spot

This unit tests you on homophones with the short vowel sounds:

Spelling homophones, short vowel sounds Spelling homophones, short vowel sounds Spelling homophones, short vowel sounds Spelling homophones, short vowel sounds Spelling homophones, short vowel sounds
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think back to spelling teaching These are the different ways of spelling the short vowel sounds:

English spelling
 
/ă/ - a
/ĕ/ - e, ea
/ ĭ/ - i, y
/ŏ/ - o, wa, qua
/ŭ/ - u, o, oo, ou
 
English spelling
English spelling English spelling


The first two tests cover the sounds /ă/ and /ĕ/

To review the spellings before the test, click on the links below:

For /ă/ words - Unit 6 page 3

For /ĕ/ words - Unit 6 page 7


Choose the correct word


Type the whole word

I think we all pay too much tax/tacks.
John red/read a story to his son.
A small Coke costs sixty sents/cents.
When it's cold, rap/wrap up warm.
I'll meet you after this lesson/lessen.
Her horse is kept at Manor/Manner Farm.
Jack won a meddle/medal for bravery.
I have been banned/band from driving.
He wanted us to berry/bury him at sea.
I lent/leant over the fence.
She lead/led the way into the shop.
Decide whether/weather you are coming.


 


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