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Digraphs 'ai' and 'ay' 2

In this worksheet, students will practice spelling words containing 'ai' and 'ay' digraphs.

'Digraphs 'ai' and 'ay' 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Distinguish Different Spellings of Same Sound

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

These words have the same long 'a' sound but use different digraphs.

 

 

 

hay

 

'ay' is usually at the end of words

pails

 

 

 

'ay' and 'ai' are digraphs that sound the same.

 

In this worksheet you will practise spelling words with these digraphs.

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The train has arrived.

The trayn has arrived.

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The hay bales are round.

The hai bales are round.

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There are rayndrops on the window.

There are raindrops on the window.

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How many dais in January?

How many days in January?

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These nayls are sharp!

These nails are sharp!

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Every snail has a shell.

Every snayl has a shell.

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Whose tail is this?

Whose tayl is this?

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lay

lai

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wai

way

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stay

stai

  • Question 1

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CORRECT ANSWER
The train has arrived.
  • Question 2

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The hay bales are round.
  • Question 3

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CORRECT ANSWER
There are raindrops on the window.
  • Question 4

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CORRECT ANSWER
How many days in January?
  • Question 5

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CORRECT ANSWER
These nails are sharp!
  • Question 6

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CORRECT ANSWER
Every snail has a shell.
  • Question 7

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CORRECT ANSWER
Whose tail is this?
  • Question 8

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CORRECT ANSWER
lay
  • Question 9

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CORRECT ANSWER
way
  • Question 10

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CORRECT ANSWER
stay
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