Spelling the short vowel sound /ĭ/ : i or y

Read the clue and choose the best y word.

Remember to use the 'Look, Cover. Write, Check' method - look at the word then scroll down - don't copy!

English spelling
 
oxygen anonymous symptoms symphony
sympathetic rhythm hymn analysis
syllable mystery lyrics crystal
 
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Choose the correct y word from the list above


Type the whole word

Part of a word.
A strange happening, hard to explain.
We need this gas to be able to breathe.
A song sung in church.
Without the author's name.
The beat of a piece of music or a poem.
The words of a song.
The signs of an illness.
A hard, glass-like mineral.
A long piece of music, written for an orchestra.
Breaking down a topic, to study it in small parts.
Showing understanding for another's feelings.


 


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