Unit 7H: Homophones for Unit 7 - the long vowel sounds

Spelling Homophones with long vowel soundSpelling homophones...
...the words the computer spellchecker will not spot


This unit tests you on homophones with the long vowel sounds you hear at the start of these words:

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ape evening ice-cream oval unicorn

The first section covers the long vowel sound /ā/.

think back to spelling teaching These are the main ways of spelling this sound:

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a-e as in snake ai as in train ay as in pray ei as in reindeer

Also, don't forget the 'rule-breakers': break     great     steak.

If you would like to review the homophones before the test,
go to Unit 7 page 6

Test 1. Which of the bold words is correct?


Choose the correct word


Type the whole word

Which is the way/weigh to the beach?
A falcon is a bird of pray/prey.
There are six sales/sails on his boat.
It's plane/plain to see you are angry.
I like my stake/steak well cooked.
When does the mane/main film start?
Wales/Whales eat small fish.
Eat that food, don't waste/waist it.
The baby wade/weighed three kilos.
The car had to brake/break hard.
We've made/maid a pumpkin pie.
She wore a long black vale/veil.


 


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