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Spelling: i or y? 2

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

'Spelling: i or y? 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Spelling Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Press the button to listen to the sound.

 

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

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

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

This is my favourite _____________.

bike

byke

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

I can _____________ really fast now!

type

tipe

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

A ___________ makes its home in caves or in trees.

python

pithon

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

Throw the ____________ to start the game.

dyce

dice

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

When I grow up I would like to be a __________.

pilot

pylot

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

The Owl and the Pussycat

Do you know this _________?

rhime

rhyme

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

A __________ can live up to twelve years.

hyena

hiena

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

I am a brave, but small, _____________.

knyght

knight

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

I like to scuba-_________.

dyve

dive

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

A ___________ carries electricity cables.

pylon

pilon

  • Question 1

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

This is my favourite _____________.

CORRECT ANSWER
bike
  • Question 2

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

I can _____________ really fast now!

CORRECT ANSWER
type
  • Question 3

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

A ___________ makes its home in caves or in trees.

CORRECT ANSWER
python
  • Question 4

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

Throw the ____________ to start the game.

CORRECT ANSWER
dice
  • Question 5

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

 

When I grow up I would like to be a __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
pilot
  • Question 6

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

The Owl and the Pussycat

Do you know this _________?

CORRECT ANSWER
rhyme
  • Question 7

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

A __________ can live up to twelve years.

CORRECT ANSWER
hyena
  • Question 8

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

I am a brave, but small, _____________.

CORRECT ANSWER
knight
  • Question 9

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

I like to scuba-_________.

CORRECT ANSWER
dive
  • Question 10

Fill in the correct spelling of the word to complete the sentence.

 

A ___________ carries electricity cables.

CORRECT ANSWER
pylon
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