Words ending in 'ey' with long 'e' sound (/i:/ sound spelt – ey)
A teaching and learning resource focusing on the /i:/ sound spelt – ey (English programmes of study: Key Stage 2 National curriculum).

The resource includes:

- a fully editable, highly visual and interactive 30 slide PowerPoint lesson on words ending in ‘ey’ with the long ‘e’ sound. Words include journey, money, monkey, honey, jockey, abbey… It also explains that the plural of ‘ey’ words are formed by just adding the letter ‘s’.
- 12 accompanying differentiated worksheets on words ending in 'ey' at the end of a word with a long 'e' sound.

Tasks include finding the missing words, constructing sentences, word searches and spelling practice worksheets. All the tasks and worksheets are designed to encourage the identification and correct spelling of these words. Worksheets contain sections for what went well, next targets, level of support and pupil evaluation.

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This resource is also appropriate for older SEN pupils who have yet to master the basics in phonics.

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  • y-long-e-sound-tes-final.pptx
  • ey--worksheet-1-inserting-words-easier-with-pictures.pdf
  • ey-pictures.pdf
  • ey-pictures-2.pdf
  • ey--worksheet-1.pdf
  • ey--worksheet-2.pdf
  • ey-dictionary-and-sentences.pdf
  • identifying-ey-words.pdf
  • making-sentences-ey.pdf
  • spelling-ey-sound-like-long-words-worksheets.pdf
  • wordsearch-ey-easier.pdf
  • y-long-e-sound-wordsearch.pdf
  • y-long-e-sound-wordsearch-more-challenging.pdf
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Created: Feb 17, 2016

Updated: Nov 8, 2019


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