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4.11: The Consonant Sounds [w] and [y]

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

The Consonant Sounds [w] and [y]

1. You can hear [w] at the beginning of wet.

You can hear [y] at the beginning of yet.

2. Underline the letters that spell [w] and [y] in these words:

& \text {warm}&& \text {yours}&& \text {yearly}&& \text {would}\\&\text {swimmer}&& \text {woman}&& \text {toward}&& \text {yesses}&& \\&\text {schoolyard}&& \text {wasted}&& \text {quick}&& \text {square}\\&\text {beyond}&& \text {words}&& \text {twinning}&& \text {young}

3. Sort the words into these groups:

4. Sort the words with [w] into these two groups:

5. In all six of the words that contain [y], the [y] sound is spelled ________.

Word Scrambles

If you unscramble the letters in each of the words below and fit them into the boxes, you will spell five other words that all contain the sounds [w] or [y]. We have given you a start by filling in the letters that spell [w] or [y] in each of the words you are trying to spell:

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Feb 23, 2012

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