St Patrick's Primary School
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Find the digraphs <ai>, <a_e>, <ay> in a set of words.
Let’s revise the 5 vowel letters their short /a,e,i,o,u/
long /ai, ee, ie, oa, ue/ sounds.
Now we will will revise alternative (different) spellings for the long vowel sounds.
How can we write the /ai/ sound?
Copy the table into your literacy book and fill with some of your own words.
The /ai/ sound can also be written using <ei> and <eigh>
reindeer, eight, eighteen, reins
Let’s read the words in our list. Look at the letters making the /ai/ sound in each word.
1. He makes a cake of clay.
2. We carried the milk on a tray.
3. A circle is a 2d shape.