Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"

Updated on Jan 21, 2015
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At the end of a word, "y" can make a long "e" sound as in "baby," or a long "i" sound as in "spy." On this worksheet, kids sort words ending in "y" into the two categories. Recognizing special spellings for vowel sounds is part of decoding and word recognition. Your child can apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading.