Resources to teach the spelling guidelines for adding the suffix ous
–our is changed to –or before –ous is added.
A final ‘e’ of the root word must be kept if the /dʒ/ sound of ‘g’ is to be kept.
If there is an /i:/ sound before the –ous ending, it is usually spelt as i, but a few words have e.
PDF (PRINTABLE) RESOURCES
Although every effort has been made to check wordsearches for unintentional inappropriate words, it is recommended that teachers double check them before giving to children.
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