Study this wordlist Study
Learn using Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check Learn
Spelling Games Games
Listen and Spell test Test
Printable worksheets and activities Print
Handwriting worksheets Write

Study the word list: ou words - set 1

The sound /ou/ as in out, at the beginning or in the middle of a word, is often spelled with the letters ou. The only two cases where the ou sound is spelled with the letters ou at the end of the word are ‘thou’ and ‘miaou’. This list looks at a few ou words.

Spellzone list  
The baby gave a loud wail.
Dad was very proud when I won first prize.
A shroud is cloth used to wrap a body.
A noun is a word that names someone or something. *
Lemons have a sour taste.
We will scour the county until we find this criminal.
The Scout troop camped in the woods.
You'll need to shout to make him hear.
The old jug has a chipped spout.
The plants began to sprout leaves. *
The man was described as short and stout.
He's bound to want to come to the party.
A large amount of fruit was found in the truck.
The earthquake made the ground shake.
The hounds followed the scent of the fox.
A mound is a small hill.
One British pound is worth more than one US dollar.
To sail round the world is a great feat.
Click the icon to mute the sound.

This word list was created by Spellzone. View more Spellzone course lists or curriculum word lists.

Learn about these words in Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow

* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.

Use the list: ou words - set 1

'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' spelling exercise Learn this spelling list using the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' activity.

English spelling games Spelling games using the word list: ou words - set 1

spelling test Test yourself using the 'Listen and Spell' spelling test.

Worksheets and activities Print worksheets and activities using the word list: ou words - set 1

Handwriting worksheets Handwriting worksheets using the word list: ou words - set 1

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Search word lists

Try Spellzone for free

Related Spellzone lists

ou words -set 2
ow words
ou - longer words
ow - longer words

Share this list

Sign up to remove this advert

"I ran the trial with a small group of students over three weeks before the summer holidays," she says. "I quickly saw the benefits, and signed up."

King's Leadership Academy, Warrington