Phoneme Detectives Case: Find alternative spellings for the /ow/ sound. Start by spotting the /ow/ sounds in the text on the next page?. Playground Intruder
“Come down here! Now!”, shouted the Headteacher. His brown eyes glowered and his eyebrows met in the middle as he frowned at the stranger. She had climbed up to the top of the fountain, her long gown wound around her arm to stop it
catching on the spout. We stood below, still lined up in rows
ready to go in after break, staring up at her.
“I don’t want to have a row with you. I know you have got the
moneybox. Throw it down and then jump to the ground or we
will surround you. I’m going to count to five. 1, 2, 3, 4 – ”.
Suddenly she leapt down onto the grass without a sound, still
holding onto the box. The headteacher pounced, but she
slipped away, bounding across the playground, over the wall
and out into the traffic. We just stood there, stunned and
speechless, astounded by what had just happened.
to investigate the
for spelling /ow/?
The best guesses:
At the end of a word or followed by n:
Most other words:
ow and ou