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# 10.4: How Do You Spell Long < o >?

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## How Do You Spell [ō]?

1. You can hear [ō] in the middle of the word vote. Underline the letters that spell [ō] in the following words.

\begin{align*}& \text{noble} && \text{omit} && \text{poetry} && \text{voters} && \text{solar} \\ & \text{suppose} && \text{foe} && \text{pneumonia} && \text{rotate} && \text{omission} \\ & \text{emotion} && \text{oasis} && \text{smoking} && \text{radio} && \text{motionless} \\ & \text{explore} && \text{poems} && \text{telephone} && \text{soda} && \text{ogle} \\ & \text{commotion} && \text{volcano} && \text{photo} && \text{woe} && \text{overpass} \\ & \text{expose} && \text{heroic} && \text{woven} && \text{noel} && \text{video}\end{align*}

One way of spelling [ō] is __________.

2. You have worked with five different patterns that mark long vowels: VCV, VCle, V#, Ve#, and V.V. Sort the words above into the following five groups:

3. The long vowel sound [ō] is usually spelled <o> in the pattern __________, but it is also spelled <o> in the patterns __________, __________, __________, and __________.

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