Cybil and Billy (a look at words ending in “Y”)

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Cybil and Billy were two billy goats. One swam in the water and the other kept afloat. Cybil said to Billy to come out and play … Billy agreeed, that it would be a great place to getaway for the day. Cybil as the first in water and it didn’t take long for Billy to dive in after !

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Rabble Rousing Scrabble

Write down as many adjectives as you can think of the end in – able. Example – measurable, consumerable. Then make them into adverbs, by deleting the “- le” and adding the suffix “- ly”.

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Write down as many adjectives as you can think of the end in – ible. Example – responsible, edible. Then make them into adverbs, by deleting the “- le” and adding the suffix “- ly”.

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Larry The Lamb

How many words can you think of that end in the suffix, “- LARY” ? Example – constabulary, vocabulary, capillary.

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Radishes 

The lambs and billy goats’ favourite food, of course, were radishes. Add the letters R – A – D to complete the words below :

__ __ __ ish

 

g __ __ __ ual

 

__ __ __ iant

 

g __ __ __ e

 

g __ __ __ ation

 

g __ __ __ uation

 

c __ __ __ le

 

__ __ __ ical

 

g __ __ __ ient

 

g __ __ __ uate

 

t __ __ __ ition

 

__ __ __ iate

 

__ __ __ iator

 

e __ __ __ icate

 

g __ __ __ ually

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Stem Systems

The billy goats, Cybil and Billy ate the stems of Jack’s beanstalk. Circle the letters T – E – M inside these words. Can you think of anymore ?

 

system

systematic

item

temper

stem

tempestuous

temptation

temperance

temperature

temperamental

© Jacqueline Richards 2007Answers :radishgradualradiantgrade

gradation

graduation

cradle

radical

gradient

graduate

tradition

radiate

radiator

eradicate

gradually

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