Spelling patterns: ‘ei’ and ‘eigh’ and ‘ey’ representing the /ai/ sound
All these words include the same sound (/ai/) but it is represented by ‘ei’,‘eigh’ or ‘ey’. Underline the groups of letters making the /ai/ sound in each word, then cut the words out and put them in the correct column. Once you think you know the words, ask someone to dictate these sentences to you. Write them down and then check to see if you got the spellings right.