Skill: long (i) spelling patterns (igh), (-y)

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Both of these patterns have the sound of long (i).
The vowel (i) followed by (gh), usually has a long (i) sound.

Read these words.

blight fight insight right
bright flight light sigh
candlelight flighty lightning sight
copyright frighten midnight slight
daylight high might thigh
delight highjack night tight
enlighten highness plight tonight

As you recall (-y) at the end of 2 syllable words, has a long (e) sound as in (any);
(-y) at the end of 1 syllable words, has a long (i) sound as in (try).

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by fly my sly
cry fry shy try
dry guy sky why

 

Write the two long (i) vowel spelling patterns used in this lesson.

 

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Can you think of any more words that have the long (i) spelling pattern (igh) & (-y). Write them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (igh, -y) words with the long (i) sound

 

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Read these sentences.

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Write one or two sentences, include words that have the (igh) or (-y) spelling pattern. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!). Do not mix upper and lowercase letters. Please be attentive to good penmanship.

 

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Illustrate your favorite sentence.