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-y at the end of words - aɪ sound

This bundle contains a PowerPoint lesson and worksheets on the /aɪ/ sound spelt –y at the end of words. (English programmes of study: Key Stage 2 National Curriculum).

PowerPoint Lesson

This is a fully editable 31 slide PowerPoint lesson.


This is a set of 11 differentiated worksheets on words ending in -y with a long ‘i’ sound ( /aɪ). Tasks include finding the missing words, constructing sentences, word searches and differentiating between ‘y’ sound with long ‘i’ and ‘y’ at the end of a word with long ‘e’ or ‘ee’ sound. There are also worksheets to stretch and challenge more able pupils eg find the meaning of words like clarify, rectify, pacify, deny, defy…

All tasks and worksheets have ben designed to encourage the identification and correct spelling of these words. This resource is also appropriate for older SEN / ESL pupils who have yet to master the basics in phonics.

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Created: Jan 2, 2019

Updated: May 23, 2019

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