Long I sound: i, igh, ie, y, and i_e.

Our spelling focus for the first two weeks of this term is the LONG I sound.  This can be made in many different ways:  igh, ie, y, and i_e.

Long vowel sound spelling patterns are quite difficult for students to learn.  First they must understand that more than one letter can be used to represent one sound and then learn the various ways that the sound can be represented in print.

You can find out more about the long i sound by chekcing out this website: https://www.spellzone.com/unit07/page13.cfm

Here is a work list you can use at home to sort words, test words, etc: Long-i-Vowel Word List