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Spell the Long 'igh' Phoneme 3

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

'Spell the Long 'igh' 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 'igh' phoneme, but spelt in different ways.

 


tights

 


magpie

 


slide

 


fly

 


child

 

In this worksheet you can practise reading sentences and finding words with the long 'igh' phoneme in them.

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

 

Katie wants to invite Carla to her party.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

 

The piglets ran around the sty grunting.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

 

Peter is not allowed to fight other children.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

 

Jess loves meat pie and gravy.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

 

Jonny was sent to tidy his room.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

 

Jenna won a prize in the competition.

igh

ie

i-e

i

y

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

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

 

I like flying my kite on a windy day. It goes high in the sky.

5

6

7

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

 

Mike might go to Brighton tomorrow. He likes to be by the seaside.

6

7

8

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

 

Ryan is my friend. I am inviting him round for pie and chips tonight.

6

7

8

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

 

I am five and my sister will be nine in July. She is always nice and kind to me.

6

7

8

  • Question 1

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

 

Katie wants to invite Carla to her party.

CORRECT ANSWER
i-e
EDDIE SAYS
The word containing the phoneme is 'invite'.
  • Question 2

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

 

The piglets ran around the sty grunting.

CORRECT ANSWER
y
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'sty'.
  • Question 3

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

 

Peter is not allowed to fight other children.

CORRECT ANSWER
igh
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'fight'.
  • Question 4

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

 

Jess loves meat pie and gravy.

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

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

 

Jonny was sent to tidy his room.

CORRECT ANSWER
i
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'tidy'.
  • Question 6

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

 

Jenna won a prize in the competition.

CORRECT ANSWER
i-e
EDDIE SAYS
The word is 'prize'.
  • Question 7

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

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

 

I like flying my kite on a windy day. It goes high in the sky.

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'I', 'like', 'flying', 'my', 'kite', 'high' and 'sky',
  • Question 8

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

 

Mike might go to Brighton tomorrow. He likes to be by the seaside.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Mike', 'might', 'Brighton', 'likes', 'by' and 'seaside'.
  • Question 9

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

 

Ryan is my friend. I am inviting him round for pie and chips tonight.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'Ryan', 'my', 'I', 'inviting', 'pie' and 'tonight'.
  • Question 10

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

 

I am five and my sister will be nine in July. She is always nice and kind to me.

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
The words are 'I', 'five', 'my', 'nine', 'July', 'nice' and 'kind'.
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