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Year 2 - The Sound o like a (mother)
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Year 2 - The Sound o like a (mother)

This 'The Sound o' spelling quiz tests KS1 children on spellings where this sound changes to ‘uh’ instead of ‘oh’. All the words will make the ‘uh’ sound and as guidance, use the word ‘mother’ as a starting point. All the spellings have been recommended in the National Curriculum.

The letter ‘o’ sometimes makes an ‘oe’ or ‘oh’ sound but it can also make an ‘uh’ sound. This quiz is going to ask you to spell the missing words that have the letter ‘o’ but where the pronunciation is ‘uh’. See how well you do.

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1.
She has lots of ____!
monie
money
mony
monay
Nowadays you don't necessarily need to carry cash or money on you, instead you can use a bank card.
2.
My ____ loved her flowers and the ____ things I bought her.
mother and uther
mother and over
mother and other
mover and other
Make sure you don't get confused between 'other' and 'over'.
3.
Go to the shops and get me a ____ eggs.
dozen
dozzen
dozin
doszen
The word dozen means twelve, so we are asking for twelve eggs.
4.
I would ____ ____ spaghetti bolognese.
love and some
luve and some
luv and some
louve and some
Pasta is full of carbohydrates which give you lots of energy.
5.
____ and get one ____ from me.
Com and glove
Come and glov
Come and glove
Com and glov
Gloves come in pairs but in this sentence the person is asking for one glove, not one pair of gloves.
6.
She is kissing her little ____.
bruther
brothar
brotha
brother
We could also say she is kissing her sibling.
7.
Look ____ the bookshelf.
abov
above
abuv
abuve
The word above is a positional word - it tells you a location.
8.
We have ____ ____ all day!
done and notthing
don and nothing
done and nothin
done and nothing
The word nothing has 'no' and 'thing' but the pronunciation of 'no' changes to 'nuh'.
9.
Winnie the Pooh loves ____.
hunny
honny
hony
honey
If you are talking about the food, then it's honey but if you are calling someone hunny - we spell it differently.
10.
The first day of the week is ____.
Munday
Monday
Mondai
Mounday
We say Monday as if there is a letter 'u' instead of 'o' but that is not the case. The 'o' sound can also make an 'u' sound and that's what this quiz is all about!
Author:  Finola Waller

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