The Sound ore
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The Sound ore

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This 'Sound ore' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on spellings with the ‘ore’ sound.

Often the ‘or’ sound is written like that, with those two letters. However, sometimes it is spelled like this trigraph: ‘ore’. This quiz will test you on words with this sound. Can you spell the missing words?

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1.
I hate tidying; it's a real ____.
schore
shore
chore
tchore
A chore is a household job that you don't really like doing.
2.
They opened a new clothing ____.
stor
store
storre
stoar
The last answer does contain the 'ore' sound as 'oar' sounds the same.
3.
I had cheese ____ I went to bed.
before
befor
defore
beffore
An old wives' tale says that if you eat cheese before you go to bed, you'll have nightmares.
4.
The mermaid swam to the ____.
schore
schor
shor
shore
Mermaids are legends; this means they don't exist but people used to believe they did.
5.
You are a ____; I'm really ____.
bore and borred
bore and boreed
bore and bored
boore and bored
Because the word bore ends in an 'e', we just need to add a 'd' to change the tense.
6.
He ____ his navy uniform every day.
rore
wrore
wowe
wore
The navy is the same as the army except they train and battle at sea.
7.
Please don't ____ on the plane.
snore
snor
snorre
smore
Snoring often happens when someone can't breathe through their nose.
8.
He shoots, he ____!
skores
scors
scores
skors
If you kick the ball in the wrong net, it's called an 'own goal'.
9.
I ____ baby monkeys!
abore
adore
addore
adoore
If you adore something or someone it means you love them deeply.
10.
Please sir, I want some ____?
mor
more
moore
moowe
This is a famous line from Charles Dickens' book, Oliver Twist.
Author:  Finola Waller

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