The Sound of “OW”

When teaching children the sounds of the letters, don’t confuse them by telling them that O is for Owl.

O is NOT for owl. O is for ox.

OW is for owl. The spelling ow represents a sound very different from the sounds represented by the single letter O. OW stands for the sound heard in words like these:

More on this:
O is NOT for “owl”
The sounds represented by the letters of the alphabet

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