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Spell the Long 'ee' Phoneme 3

In this worksheet, students identify the long 'ee' phoneme in longer texts.

'Spell the Long 'ee' Phoneme 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

All these words contain the long 'ee' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

 

sheep

sheep

 

peach

peach

 

thief

thief

 

 

donkey

donkey

 


Teddy

teddy

 

In words like he, she, me, we and be, the phoneme is spelt with just a single 'e'.

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading sentences and finding words containing the long 'ee' phoneme.

It helps to read the sentence out loud to hear the sound could be beneficial in this worksheet

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the long 'ee' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

(Remember - Reading the sentence out loud can really help!)

Mum turned the key in the lock.

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jack went to sleep in the car.

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Please may I have some more?

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

There were cows in the field.

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Tim always tells funny jokes.

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Dad likes two sugars in his tea.

ee

ea

ie

ey

y

This time read both sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the long 'ee' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

Katie went to the beach with her family. She went on a donkey and paddled in the sea.

4

5

6

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

The farmer's field was in a valley. The sheep lay in the green grass, eating happily.

6

7

8

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Remember - It helps to read the words out loud!

 

The queen came to visit Neela's school last week. She listened to the children reading and had a cup of tea.

6

7

8

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Billy is happy when it is sunny. He can go out and play rugby in the field.

5

6

7

  • Question 1

Read the sentence below. One of the words in it contains the long 'ee' phoneme, but it may be spelt in a different way. Tick the box that shows how it is spelt.

(Remember - Reading the sentence out loud can really help!)

Mum turned the key in the lock.

CORRECT ANSWER
ey
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the 'ee' phoneme is 'key'.
  • Question 2

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Jack went to sleep in the car.

CORRECT ANSWER
ee
EDDIE SAYS
The word that contains the 'ee' phoneme is 'sleep'.
  • Question 3

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Please may I have some more?

CORRECT ANSWER
ea
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'please'.
  • Question 4

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

There were cows in the field.

CORRECT ANSWER
ie
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'field'.
  • Question 5

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Tim always tells funny jokes.

CORRECT ANSWER
y
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'funny'.
  • Question 6

How is the long 'ee' word spelt in this sentence?

 

Dad likes two sugars in his tea.

CORRECT ANSWER
ea
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'tea'.
  • Question 7

This time read both sentences out loud and count how many times you hear the long 'ee' phoneme.

(Remember, it might be spelt in different ways.)

 

Katie went to the beach with her family. She went on a donkey and paddled in the sea.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Katie', 'beach', 'family', 'she', 'donkey' and 'sea'.
  • Question 8

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

The farmer's field was in a valley. The sheep lay in the green grass, eating happily.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'field', 'valley', 'sheep', 'green', 'eating' and 'happily'.
  • Question 9

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Remember - It helps to read the words out loud!

 

The queen came to visit Neela's school last week. She listened to the children reading and had a cup of tea.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'queen', 'Neela', 'week', 'she', 'reading' and 'tea'.
  • Question 10

How many times can you hear the long 'ee' phoneme in these sentences?

 

Billy is happy when it is sunny. He can go out and play rugby in the field.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Billy', 'happy', 'sunny', 'he', 'rugby' and 'field'.
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