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Study the word list: ir words

One of the four ways of spelling the /er/ sound is using the letters ir. This list looks at a few of these ir words why not practise spelling the now? As you go through the list, say each word aloud and listen to the vowel sound.

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A fir tree is evergreen.
He wasn't sure whether or not to call his teacher sir or master.
We need to stir the soup.
The bird sat in a tree.
My brother is in third grade.
The girl came home on the train.
As the tide came in, she felt the water swirl around her legs.
Mary got some dirt on her new dress.
I need to sew a button on my shirt.
Water is best for quenching your thirst.
I was gripped by the very first sentence of this book.
I tore my skirt on a nail.
Add a small squirt of lemon juice to the dish.
The horror film made me squirm.
What are you doing for your birthday?
The children sat in a circle.
I object to animals performing in a circus.
She is thirty years old on her birthday.
Fourteen is the number after thirteen.

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Learn about these words in Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor

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