Spelling list: or words

One of the four ways of spelling the /or/ sound is, of course, with the letters or. Why not practise some of these or words now?

cord Pull the cord to close the blind.
ford The water in the ford was too deep to cross.
cork Put the cork back in the bottle.
form Fill in this form to claim a refund.
storm There's a bad storm coming tonight.
born John was born before computers were invented.
corn A hen will scrabble in the dust for corn.
horn Sound the horn to warn the cyclist.
torn I need to stitch up my torn coat.
fort An old fort stands on the hill.
port Because of the storm all the boats stayed in port.
short I wrote a short note to my friend.
sport Playing sport can help us stay healthy.
porch He sits in the porch in his rocking chair.
torch In the USA a torch is called a flashlight.
scorch Our camp fire left scorch marks on the trees.
force The Air Force uniform is blue.
forge A blacksmith works with metals in a forge.
gorge The Grand Canyon is a huge gorge.

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Learn about these words in Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war

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