Spelling list: oi and oy words

In one-syllable words, there are two ways of spelling the /oi/ sound: oi and oy. Use oi in the middle of a word and oy at the end. This list will help you practice spelling the oi sound in a mixture of oi and oy words.

boil Let the water boil before making tea. add to list
foil Cover the meat with foil to keep it warm. add to list
soil This garden soil is good quality. add to list
spoil Please don't spoil the game by cheating. add to list
toil Toil means to work long and hard. add to list
coin Toss a coin to see who pays the bill. add to list
join Let's all join in the singing. add to list
loin Loin of lamb is a very tender meat. add to list
joint My hip joint is hurting after that long run. add to list
void Void means empty or invalid. add to list
hoist Use a hoist to lift a heavy weight. add to list
joist You need a new joist fitted above that door. add to list
moist This chocolate cake is very moist. add to list
choice There's a choice of four desserts. add to list
voice I've a sore throat and I've lost my voice. add to list
noise Did you hear that strange noise? add to list
boy The new boy in school was named Luke. add to list
joy The baby has brought them great joy. add to list
toy That child has far too many toys. add to list

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Learn about these words in Unit 16. Spelling choices for /oi/ sound: oi, oy

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