Spelling list: er and ear words

These words use the letters er or ear to spell the sound /er/.

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fern A fern is a type of plant.
herb Mint, thyme and parsley are herbs.
serve The waiter was too busy to serve me.
nerve It takes a lot of nerve to swim with sharks.
swerve I saw the car swerve to miss the bike.
kerb Stop at the kerb and look for traffic.
term My new job is a short term contract.
verse Sing the first verse.
earn Bob can earn $40 in tips in one night.
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yearn He yearns for her.
earl An earl is British nobleman.
pearl Her ring was a large pearl set in silver.
early I’m not late, I’m early.
search The police had a warrant to search the house.

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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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