Skill: long (i) spelling patterns (igh), (-y)
Both of these patterns have the sound of long
The vowel (i) followed by (gh), usually has a long (i) sound.
Read these words.
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).
Write the two long (i) vowel spelling patterns used in this lesson.
Can you think of any more words that have the long (i) spelling pattern (igh) & (-y). Write them.
Dictation/Spelling Practice for (igh, -y) words with the long (i) sound
Read these sentences.
- The flight was a bit frightening.
- It is not right to fight,
- I saw a bright light in the sky last night.
- Why did you cry last night?
- Why did the sly spy try to hide?
- Why is this lid so tight?
- Did the fish fly into the frying pan?
- Will my kite fly high at night?
- Why is Skylar so shy?
- He stopped by my shop to buy gum.
- I might see the fight tonight.
- I keep a flashlight inside my car.
- The guy was delighted to win the fight.
- My mouth went dry at sight of the bullfight.
- He read the copyright in the candlelight.
- The headlights on the road frightened the deer.
- He fell off the tightrope and broke his thighbone.
- The tightwad will count his money tonight.
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.
Illustrate your favorite sentence.