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Spelling: i or y? 1

In this worksheet, students will identify which words use i or y to spell the long i sound.

'Spelling: i or y? 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Press the button to listen to the sound.

 

This sound (phoneme) can be spelt in different ways.

We are going to look at two different graphemes that can make this sound:

i y

 

 

Look at these words – which spelling is correct?

 

cicle

cycle

 

 

The right spelling is cycle.

In this activity, you need to decide which grapheme is needed to spell each word correctly.

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Byke

Bike

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Type

Tipe

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Pithon

Python

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Dice

Dyce

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

 

Pylot

Pilot

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

The Owl and the Pussycat

Rhyme

Rhime

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Hiena

Hyena

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Knight

Knyght

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Dive

Dyve

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

Pilon

Pylon

  • Question 1

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Bike
EDDIE SAYS
Wow, this bike is so sparkly and clean! The correct grapheme was i.
  • Question 2

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Type
EDDIE SAYS
She looks very busy typing on her laptop. How did you do? The correct grapheme was y.
  • Question 3

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Python
EDDIE SAYS
Check out this Python! I wouldn't want to come across him when he's feeling peckish! The correct grapheme was y.
  • Question 4

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Dice
EDDIE SAYS
Look at that, double sixes, what are the chances! The correct grapheme for dice is i.
  • Question 5

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Pilot
EDDIE SAYS
The pilot is looking very cool in those shades. The correct grapheme was i. Keep up the good work!
  • Question 6

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

The Owl and the Pussycat

CORRECT ANSWER
Rhyme
EDDIE SAYS
What a great rhyme! 'The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat'.
  • Question 7

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Hyena
EDDIE SAYS
Hi there Hyena, I love your spots! Hyena has the y grapheme.
  • Question 8

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Knight
EDDIE SAYS
That suit of armour looks nice and shiny! Knight has the i grapheme.
  • Question 9

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Dive
EDDIE SAYS
Can he spot any hidden treasure down there? Nearly done now, you're doing a great job so far. Dive has the i grapheme.
  • Question 10

Choose the correct spelling for the word.

CORRECT ANSWER
Pylon
EDDIE SAYS
Did you know these pylon towers are usually made of steel? Pylon has the y grapheme.
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