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Spelling: i or y? 3

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

'Spelling: i or y? 3' 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.

 

 

Washing your hands is good _____________.

hygiene

higiene

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

Spiders can _____________ their prey by injecting venom.

paralyse

paralise

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

"I had a horrible ____________ about a ghost!" cried Emily.

nightmare

nyghtmare

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

A ___________ is a tropical storm that happens in the Indian or west Pacific oceans.

typhoon

tiphoon

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

 

 

The time between daylight and darkness is called ___________.

twylight

twilight

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

 

 

They were both __________ with their presents.

delyghted

delighted

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

 

Her _____________ was VERY slow!

typing

tiping

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

 

 

"AAHH!!" screamed the lady. "You ___________ me!"

fryghtened

frightened

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

 

I love doing experiments in __________.

science

scyence

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

 

Are ___________ the best way to carry electricity cables?

pilons

pylons

  • Question 1

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

 

 

Washing your hands is good _____________.

CORRECT ANSWER
hygiene
  • Question 2

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

Spiders can _____________ their prey by injecting venom.

CORRECT ANSWER
paralyse
  • Question 3

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

"I had a horrible ____________ about a ghost!" cried Emily.

CORRECT ANSWER
nightmare
  • Question 4

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

A ___________ is a tropical storm that happens in the Indian or west Pacific oceans.

CORRECT ANSWER
typhoon
  • Question 5

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

 

 

The time between daylight and darkness is called ___________.

CORRECT ANSWER
twilight
  • Question 6

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

 

 

They were both __________ with their presents.

CORRECT ANSWER
delighted
  • Question 7

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

 

Her _____________ was VERY slow!

CORRECT ANSWER
typing
  • Question 8

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

 

 

"AAHH!!" screamed the lady. "You ___________ me!"

CORRECT ANSWER
frightened
  • Question 9

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

 

I love doing experiments in __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
science
  • Question 10

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

 

Are ___________ the best way to carry electricity cables?

CORRECT ANSWER
pylons
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