Magic e is found at the end of a word. It remains silent but it makes the other vowel say its name. E.g. pan becomes pane. Pan has the short vowel a sound and pane has the long vowel sound. The Bossy E at the end of the word ‘pane’ has forced short a to change its sound to long a. Silent E remains silent. I will be sharing magic e worksheets that focus on the long a sound.
The above Magic E anchor chart can be used as a wall display. It shows how adding Magic E changes the word. Man becomes mane, mat becomes mate and tap becomes tape.
Read the Magic E words with ‘long a’ in the above Bossy E words list and highlight the a and e.
I have created a Magic E word list Pack for ‘long a words.’ You can read -ace, -ade, -age, -ake, -ale, -ame, -ane, -ape, -are, -ate and -ave words in that pack. Download it by clicking on the ate word list above. With more than 150 words in the 11 phonics word list, your child will get a good practice reading Magic e words.
The next silent e worksheet is a cut and paste picture sort worksheet. Cut the picture tiles. Read the silent E words and paste the pictures in the correct block.
This is another way to make your magic e lesson a lot of fun for your children. Make a star with e written on it and stick it to a fly swatter. Write short vowel words and then put the magic e wand at the end of the word thereby adding an e to the word and have the children read it. Kids in my class love reading out Magic e words whenever I try this activity.
The next silent e worksheet is also a cut and paste worksheet. Read the CVC word and see the picture. In the next column add ‘e’ in the space provided and read the word. See how silent E has changed the word. Identify the picture that matches the silent E word and paste it in the box.
Read the Bossy E words in the word bank and write them next to the correct picture You will notice that I have used only four-letter magic e words in my worksheets. It is an ideal pack to introduce Bossy E to your kids.
The worksheet is for long vowel and short vowel sounds. Identify the picture and circle the correct word. Only one option is correct.
The last is a magic e sentences worksheet. Unscramble the words to form a logical sentence.
This silent e worksheets Pack is free for subscribers to download.