Spelling list: ow words

On the end of a word the most common way to spell the long /o/ sound is with the letters ow.

translate:
blow Blow out the candles on your cake.
flow The crowd will flow through the gates.
show Tick the box to show you have read the text.
throw Don't throw your clothes on the floor.
arrow The archer was down to his last arrow.
below He lives in the rooms below me.
borrow Could I borrow some milk?
elbow A blow on the elbow can be painful.
fellow That fellow keeps looking at me.
follow Don't follow me, I'm lost.
hollow The tree trunk was hollow. *
meadow Cows are grazing in the meadow.
narrow Our car got stuck in a narrow lane.
pillow I like to sleep with a big pillow. *
shadow The evening sun cast a long shadow.
shallow The shallow water is marked by a buoy.
sorrow Sorrow is a feeling of great sadness.
swallow A swallow was flying up above.
bungalow They lived in a small bungalow by the sea.
tomorrow I'll call you again tomorrow.

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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