Homophones for Unit 6 - Short vowel sounds

Spelling homophones...
... the words the computer spellchecker will not spot.

This section tests you on homophones with the short vowel sounds /ĭ/, /ŏ/ and /ŭ/.

Which of the bold words is correct?

Type the correct word:

Jill dressed as a which/witch for the party.
Nun/none of us are hungry.
I tied a knot/not in the string.
Kim goes to the jim/gym every day.
First we pray then we sing a him/hymn.
The sum/some of ten and six is sixteen.
Who won/one the last race?
The missed/mist did not lift until midday.
He is sailing in very rough/ruff seas.
An icon is a program cymbal/symbol.
Billy has two daughters and a son/sun.
Switch on the electric currant/current.


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