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Asian woman working at a restaurant with a mountain in the background.


Today is the end of May and payday, so I’m going to a faraway place for a few days.

away
bay
ebay
betray
clay
day
display
Fay
fray
gay
hay
Jay
Kay
lay
may/ May
*quay “kee”
ray
say
stay
stray
tray
today
way
pay
play
pray
essay
foray
payment
mayhem
crayfish
*prayer
crayon
*mayor
*layer
faraway
gray (American English)

Word family: pay, pays, paying, payable, payment, pay-as-you-go, payload, payback, payday loan, payee, payer, paygrade, paying-in slip, paymaster, payoff, payola, payout, payphone, payroll, payslip, repay, repayable, repayment.

Word family: play, plays, player, played, playing, playable, playback, playbill, playboy, play-acting, played-out, playful, playfully, playfulness, playground, playgroup, playhouse, playlist, playmate, playpen, playroom, play scheme,  playgroup, plaything, playtime, playwright, replay, replays, replayed.

Word family: day, days, daybreak, daydream, daydreamer, daylight, daytime

Word family: may, May, mayday, mayfly, mayhem, maypole


Write 3 sentences with as many of these words as you can.