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Spelling Pattern (ow)

The combination (ow) has two sounds.
This lesson concentrates on (ow) as in row.

(The variant vowel pattern (ow) as in cow will be introduced in lesson #48.)

 

Read these long (o) words.

 

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bellow bowler glow owe slow
billow bungalow grow own snow
blow crow low pillow sow
borrow elbow meadow row throw
bow fellow mellow shadow tow
bowl flow mow show yellow

 

Can you think of any more long (o) words that have the (ow) spelling pattern? Please write them or you may choose to add a suffix (ending)  ing, ed  to a base word that shows action, as in “growing.”

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (ow) long (o)words.

 

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Read these sentences.

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Create two or more sentences; include words that have the long (o) spelling pattern (ow) as in “row”. Be attentive to neat penmanship and proper spacing. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), (?), or (!).

 

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Please illustrate one of your sentences.