The Right Diphthong Song Lyrics

Sung to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It

 

These song lyrics are included in the Volume 2 Combo

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1. Can you help me spell out?
What are the vowels? o-u
Can you help me spell shout?
What are the vowels? o-u
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-u
5. Can you help me spell oil?
What are the vowels? o-i
Can you help me spell boil?
What are the vowels? o-i
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-i

2. Can you help me spell found?
What are the vowels? o-u
Can you help me spell hound?
What are the vowels? o-u
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-u
6. Can you help me spell coin?
What are the vowels? o-i
Can you help me spell join?
What are the vowels? o-i
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-i

3. Can you help me spell cow?
What are the vowels? o-w
Can you help me spell now?
What are the vowels? o-w
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-w
7. Can you help me spell toy?
What are the vowels? o-y
Can you help me spell boy?
What are the vowels? o-y
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-y

4. Can you help me spell brown?
What are the vowels? o-w
Can you help me spell crown?
What are the vowels? o-w
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-w

 

 

8. Can you help me spell joy?
What are the vowels? o-y
Can you help me spell Roy?
What are the vowels? o-y
Know the right diphthong
And you won’t spell it wrong.
What letters will you use for the vowels? o-y

Choose the right diphthong (o-w, o-u)
And you won’t spell it wrong (o-i, o-y)
When you want to choose letters for the vowels.
(Oh, wow!)