Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound oa (Questions)

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This Sound oa spelling quiz helps elementary school children learn spellings that include that digraph. These two letters make, what we call, the long vowel sound ‘o’ – like the word ‘load’.

The sound ‘oa’ makes the long vowel sound used for ‘o’. The letters will always be this way round as ‘ao’ doesn’t make a sound. Try and get full marks on ‘oa’ spellings.

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1. Spell the missing word: This is my new ____.
[ ] bowt
[ ] bote
[ ] boot
[ ] boat
2. Spell the missing word: There was a rip in her ____.
[ ] koat
[ ] coat
[ ] cowt
[ ] cote
3. Spell the missing words: The ____ drove down the ____.
[ ] coash and road
[ ] coache and road
[ ] coach and roab
[ ] coach and road
4. Spell the missing word: He scored the first ____.
[ ] joal
[ ] goal
[ ] yoal
[ ] goale
5. Spell the missing words: Why does ____ ____ in water?
[ ] toast and float
[ ] taost and float
[ ] toast and floate
[ ] toest and float
6. Spell the missing words: He ____ up the ____ with bread.
[ ] soaked and soap
[ ] soaked and soup
[ ] soacked and soup
[ ] soaked and soupe
7. Spell the missing words: By rubbing the ____ into the sponge, you make it ____.
[ ] soap and thoam
[ ] soap and fome
[ ] soap and foam
[ ] soup and foam
8. Spell the missing word: This is a large ____ tree.
[ ] oak
[ ] oack
[ ] oac
[ ] oake
9. Spell the missing word: How much for a ____ of bread?
[ ] loath
[ ] loafe
[ ] loaf
[ ] lofe
10. Which answer is perfect?
[ ] Baby goats are called cids.
[ ] Baby gots are called kids.
[ ] Babie goats are called kids.
[ ] Baby goats are called kids.
Spelling: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - The Sound oa (Answers)
1. Spell the missing word: This is my new ____.
[ ] bowt
[ ] bote
[ ] boot
[x] boat
The sound 'oa' can also be made by the o_e and ow sounds.
2. Spell the missing word: There was a rip in her ____.
[ ] koat
[x] coat
[ ] cowt
[ ] cote
Does she remind you of Little Red Riding Hood?
3. Spell the missing words: The ____ drove down the ____.
[ ] coash and road
[ ] coache and road
[ ] coach and roab
[x] coach and road
Schools often hire coaches to take them on trips.
4. Spell the missing word: He scored the first ____.
[ ] joal
[x] goal
[ ] yoal
[ ] goale
A goal can be something you score and something you set yourself. You could set yourself the goal to score the most goals in a football match!
5. Spell the missing words: Why does ____ ____ in water?
[x] toast and float
[ ] taost and float
[ ] toast and floate
[ ] toest and float
Toast might float for a little while but the bread will eventually absorb all the liquid and sink.
6. Spell the missing words: He ____ up the ____ with bread.
[ ] soaked and soap
[x] soaked and soup
[ ] soacked and soup
[ ] soaked and soupe
Did I trick you? Did you think the word soup had an 'oa' in it? If you clicked the top answer, it says 'soap', which is something you wash with.
7. Spell the missing words: By rubbing the ____ into the sponge, you make it ____.
[ ] soap and thoam
[ ] soap and fome
[x] soap and foam
[ ] soup and foam
Some soaps have a foaming agent inside them that creates the tiny bubbles we call foam.
8. Spell the missing word: This is a large ____ tree.
[x] oak
[ ] oack
[ ] oac
[ ] oake
Oak trees produce acorns.
9. Spell the missing word: How much for a ____ of bread?
[ ] loath
[ ] loafe
[x] loaf
[ ] lofe
We say one loaf of bread, but two loaves of bread.
10. Which answer is perfect?
[ ] Baby goats are called cids.
[ ] Baby gots are called kids.
[ ] Babie goats are called kids.
[x] Baby goats are called kids.
Male goats are called bucks and female goats are called does.