Irregular Y: Y as a Vowel

The Irregular Y sounds are when the letter Y acts as a Vowel instead of a Consonant. Y typically acts as a Vowel when Y is located at the end of a word.

About Irregular Y: Y as a Vowel

The Irregular Y sounds are when the letter Y acts as a Vowel instead of a Consonant. Y typically acts as a Vowel when Y is located at the end of a word.

Some examples of ways in which the letter Y acts as a Vowel are when:

1. The letter Y is at the end of a word and is proceeded by a Vowel and the Y makes the Vowel produce a Long Vowel Sound.

2. The letter Y is at the end of the word and the Y produces the sound of a Long Vowel E.

3. The letter Y is at the end of a word and the Y produces the sound of a Long Vowel I.

To practice the Y as a Vowel Sounds there Irregular Y stories for your child to read in the Practice Reading Book Step 3 that correlate with the Irregular Y words addressed in the video (Practice Reading Book 3 Ay Pages: 32-34, Y as E Pages: 52-56, Y as I Pages: 57-62).

For additional practice, there are printable Y as a Vowel Flashcards. With these Flashcards your child practices reading various Y ending words where Y acts as a Vowel. (Y as a Vowel Flashcards).

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