Outlaws Song Lyrics

Sung to the tune of “Shortnin' Bread

 

These song lyrics are included in the Volume 1 Combo

Return to Outlaw Word Families Lesson Plan

Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
1. Three little outlaws hiding bread
Breaking the law ‘cause they say /ĕd/.
Sheriff came along and said,
“Don’t be fooled.”
“Those three letters don’t follow the rules.”
4. Three little outlaws hiding kind,
Breaking the law ‘cause they say /īnd/.
Sheriff came along and said,
“Don’t be fooled.”
“Those three letters don’t follow the rules.”
Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
2. Three little outlaws hiding told,
Breaking the law ‘cause they say /ōld/.
Sheriff came along and said,
“Don’t be fooled.”
“Those three letters don’t follow the rules.”
5. Five little outlaws hiding bought,
Breaking the law ‘cause they say /awt/.
Sheriff came along and said,
“Don’t be fooled.”
“Those five letters don’t follow the rules.”
Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
Refrain:
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Hanging out together in
Words that rhyme,
When you see a gang of spelling outlaws,
Notice who they are so you can
Spot’em next time.
3. Three little outlaws hiding wild,
Breaking the law ‘cause they say /īld/.
Sheriff came along and said,
“Don’t be fooled.”
“Those three letters don’t follow the rules.”