Year 1 - The Sound or

This 'Sound or' spelling quiz tests KS1 children on spellings with the ‘or’ sound. The words used in this quiz have been taken from the National Curriculum and are words children in Year 1 should know how to spell by the end of the academic year.

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You could play this quiz OR you could play a different one. The word ‘or’ is also a sound. This quiz will test you on words with this sound. Can you spell the missing words?

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  1. ____ a queue if you want some ____ on the cob.
    Corn on the cob is known as maize in some countries.
  2. The ____ of the manor pulled the ____ so that his servants would come and help him.
    There is a word 'cored'. The core of something is the centre, like an apple core. If we remove the core, we would say the apple has been cored.
  3. The ____ was ____ last week.
    We call baby horses foals.
  4. Hansel and Gretel was his favourite ____.
    The last two words aren't real and the first answer means the storey in a building, as in which floor someone is on.
  5. He put his ____ in the ____ and pulled!
    The first factory to make corks was in Spain in 1750.
  6. That baby has just been ____.
    If a baby has just been born, we would call it a newborn. When you put two words together like this, it's called a compound word.
  7. He played the French ____ in the ____.
    Surprisingly, the French horn isn't French - it was actually invented by a German!
  8. We are going ____ a ____ walk.
    The letters 'ore' also make the 'or' sound.
  9. The ____ on the rose had ____ his shirt.
    Roses actually have prickles but everyone calls them thorns.
  10. We can walk across this ____.
    A ford is the shallow part of a river that you can walk across.

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