What are long EE words?

What are long EE words?

Here are some examples of long /e/ words spelled with letters ee:

  • peel.
  • creep.
  • breeze.
  • fourteen.
  • speech.
  • three.
  • flee.
  • agree.

What are the words with sounds of EE?

Our ee word list was compiled using the following word families: -ee, eech, -eed, -eek, -eel, -eem, -een, -eep, -eer, -eet, and -eeze….EE Words.

EE Words Word Family Sound
beet -eet long e
bleed -eed long e
breech -eech long e
breed -eed long e

What phase phonics is EE?

Phonics Phase 6 – ‘ee’ sound spelt ‘ey’

How do I know when to use EE or EA?

When do I use ea or ee? There is not a rule dictating when to use ee, ea or e at the end of a syllable, nor e with a silent e to spell the long /ē/ sound. At the end of a syllable within a base word, e is most common (as in he and cedar), but ee and ea are still permitted (agree, tea), so this is not an absolute rule.

How do iː teach ee or EA?

What type of vowel is ee?

When stressed, the vowel has the up-down shape of a stressed syllable: EE. When unstressed, it’s lower and flatter in pitch, quieter, and faster, ee. This is a very common ending unstressed vowel in American English because of all of the words that end in Y, like the word ‘busy’.

Is ee a Digraph?

The digraphs in the check include ‘ai, ay, a-e, ee, ea, e-e, ie, i-e, oa, o-e, oo, ue, ew, u-e, ou, ow, ar, er, ir, or, ur, oi, oy, sh, ch, th, ng’. Children will have spent many hours in these phonics lessons being trained to recognise these spellings and convert them into single sounds.

Is there a EE split digraph?

This is the split digraph e-e. (2 letters that make 1 sound with a letter in between).

Is EE a split digraph?

These Split Digraph ‘ee’ Words Matching Cards make both a useful independent task or whole-class learning experience.

Is EE a long vowel?

They are categorized into one of the five common ways to spell the long e sound as discussed above – Vowel Teams (2), Irregular Vowel Team, Open Syllable Rule and Y as a Vowel….Long E Words.

Long E Words Category Word Family / Sound
beet Vowel Team – EE -eet
being Open Syllable Rule medial sound
belief Irregular Vowel Team – IE -ief

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