Phonics & Phonemic Awareness: Letter Y

Learn to read the /y/ sound with these phonics and phonemic awareness worksheets, card games, and cut-and-paste activities.

Most of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core Standards. To see CCSS connections, simply click the common core icon Common Core.

Worksheets
Color and assemble this 8-page mini-book about a yard, a yak, a yo-yo, and yarn.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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Circle Y and y in the letter box. Then, practice writing Y and y. Also, think up a word that starts with y and draw it.
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Brainstorm a list of words with the /y/ sound, like yes and yellow.
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Build-a-Word
Build the words yarn and yolk by cutting out the letter cards and pasting them in the correct boxes.
Kindergarten
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Word Wheel
Spin the wheel to make words that start with Y, including yes, you, yet, and yellow.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
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Card Games & Sorts
Sort and match these pictures with the correct words; All words start with x, y, or z
Kindergarten and 1st Grade
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Craft
Students can color in the pictures of the yogurt, yo-yo, and yak before putting the headband together and wearing it.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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