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Digraphs 'ai' and 'ay' 3

In this worksheet, students will practise spelling words containing 'ai' and 'ay' digraphs from dictated sentences.

'Digraphs 'ai' and 'ay' 3' 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.

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

p_ _n

compl_ _n

ag_ _n

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

ch_ _n

expl_ _n

w_ _st

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

displ_ _ 

portr_ _ 

alw_ _s

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

Match these 'ay' words with their meanings.

Column A

Column B

always
showing something so it can be seen
display
make someone or something late or slow
delay
something that happens at all times

Match these 'ai' words with their meanings.

Column A

Column B

waist
to do something once more or another time
chain
the part of the human body below the ribs and abov...
again
a series of linked metal rings used for fastening ...
  • Question 1

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

CORRECT ANSWER
Snails live in damp, dark places.
EDDIE SAYS
Don't forget to use a comma to separate the adjectives in the sentence.
  • Question 2

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

CORRECT ANSWER
A calendar marks the days of the week.
  • Question 3

Look at this:

 

Type the sentence below.

CORRECT ANSWER
The train was delayed.
  • Question 4

p_ _n

compl_ _n

ag_ _n

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

CORRECT ANSWER
pain complain again
pain again complain
complain again pain
complain pain again
again complain pain
again pain complain
  • Question 5

ch_ _n

expl_ _n

w_ _st

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

CORRECT ANSWER
chain explain waist
chain waist explain
waist explain chain
waist chain explain
explain chain waist
explain waist chain
  • Question 6

displ_ _ 

portr_ _ 

alw_ _s

 

Which digraph is missing?

Type these words correctly below.

CORRECT ANSWER
display always portray
display portray always
portray always display
portray display always
always display portray
always portray display
  • Question 7

Match these 'ay' words with their meanings.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

always
something that happens at all tim...
display
showing something so it can be se...
delay
make someone or something late or...
  • Question 8

Match these 'ai' words with their meanings.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

waist
the part of the human body below ...
chain
a series of linked metal rings us...
again
to do something once more or anot...
---- OR ----

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