The Sound aw
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The Sound aw

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This 'Sound aw' spelling quiz helps elementary school children learn that these letters make the ‘or’ sound.

When you say the ‘aw’ sound, it sounds like ‘or’. A word can start with this sound, or this sound could be somewhere in the middle. Test your knowledge on spellings with this sound.

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1.
Spell the missing word: She is wearing a ____.
shall
shawle
shawl
shole
A shawl is like a scarf but bigger and is worn over your shoulders and around your neck.
2.
Spell the missing word: There was a thorn in his ____.
por
paw
pau
pore
Androcles and the Lion is a fable about a lion that has a thorn in his paw.
3.
Spell the missing word: Do not break the ____.
lawe
law
lar
lawr
If you break the law, you could get into a lot of trouble.
4.
Spell the missing word: I love my steak ____.
ror
raw
rar
waw
If you have your steak really raw and only grilled for a few second on either side, then you have it 'blue'.
5.
Spell the missing word: I woke up at ____.
dawn
dawne
dawen
dawrn
Dawn is the beginning of the day and is also a girl's name.
6.
Spell the missing word: I ____ you looking!
saw
sawe
sarw
sar
A saw is also an object - something you cut wood with.
7.
Spell the missing word: Sorry, I need to ____ because I'm so tired.
jawn
yawn
yawne
yarwn
Yawns are contagious. Just reading the word will make you want to yawn - did you?
8.
Spell the missing word: Can you ____ me a picture?
drawe
draw
dwaw
dwar
A very famous artist was Leonard Da Vinci.
9.
Spell the missing word: This bird is a ____.
hark
hawek
hawke
hawk
Hawks have really sharp talons and large beaks (bills) that can easily tear their prey apart!
10.
Spell the missing word: She is learning to ____.
krawl
crawl
crawell
crawel
Babies start crawling when they are about six months old.
Author:  Finola Waller

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