Spelling the sound -er with Magic Words

How to use Magic Words Magic Words Playing Cards

You can use the Magic Words Playing Cards to learn the spelling sound /er/: ur, ir, ear, or er
There are 4 main ways of spelling this vowel sound.

There are no rules to help you decide which spelling to use - you have to rely on your visual memory.

Say the words aloud and listen to the vowel sound:

ur as in Thursday

ir as in first

ear as in earth

er as in person

The most common way to spell the weak vowel sound on the end of a word is with the letters er.

Here are just a few of those words.


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