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Daneen Velasquez

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Spelling Rule - Words ending in y

When adding a suffix to a word ending in -y, look at the letter before the -y. If the letter before the -y is a vowel, just add the suffix. If the letter before the -y is a consonant, change the -y to an i before adding the suffix. play = vowel a before -y = played, playing, plays (Don't change the -y.) carry = consonant before -y = carried, carries (Change the -y to i before adding a suffix UNLESS the suffix begins with i = carrying.) Build new words by adding suffixes below. Create labels to complete the chart.

4th Grade, Writing, Reading
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