It's time to meet Tricky Icky Y! Letter Y is a bit of a chameleon, it changes its sound a lot. Sometimes, the letter Y makes the sound /y/ like yellow, but it can also make the long I and long E sounds, like in cry or happy. This video helps us to understand which sound Tricky Icky Y is trying to make in different words. My oh my, you are doing a lovely job reading that tricky letter!
Learn that letter Y makes different sounds including /y/ like yellow, /ee/ like happy, and /aɪ/ like cry
Learn that one syllable words ending in letter Y typically use the long I sound
Learn that multi-syllabic words ending in letter Y typically use the long E sound
Practice reading words ending in letter Y such as by, try, fly, hungry, sleepy, or lazy
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage → badge; boy → boil).