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Final Silent E

final silent ePrior Knowledge:

  • Counting Syllables
  • The Difference Between Vowels and Consonants
  • The Single Vowels
  • Illegal Letters

As a means of correcting erroneous placement of word-final ‘e’, this lesson presents a systematic analysis of its various functions. It also provides a means of explaining ‘e’ when it has no function at all.

Deeper analysis of Final Silent E produces a set of predictable endings and provides a framework for discovering a range of highly applicable orthographic principles.

Resources: worksheet, example lessons and wordlists


Knowledge strand: visual, phonological, etymological

visual phonological etymological

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