1-1-1 Spelling Rule
Silent E Rule
Y Spelling Rule
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using Musical Spelling Rules




SILENT E SPELLING RULE

Introduction

When do we drop silent "e"?
We want to add a suffix.
Can you tell me, what's the rule?
This is what we learn in school.

If you see (snap) "e-r",
(snap) "e-s-t",
(snap) "e-d", "i-n-g",

But leave "e" to add "ly"
It's so easy when you try.

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LEARN THE RULE



come + ing

"Does the root word (come) end in silent 'e'?" (yes)
"Does the suffix begin with a vowel? (yes, i)
If it does, then take off the silent e and add the suffix.

come + ing = coming



like + ed

"Does the root word (like) end in silent 'e'?" (yes)
"Does the suffix begin with a vowel? (yes, e)
If it does, then take off the silent e and add the suffix.

like + ed = liked
like + ing = liking




wise + ly

"Does the root word (wise) end in silent 'e'? "(yes)
"Does the suffix begin with a vowel? (NO! it begins with l) Do not change the root word, just add the suffix.

wise + ly = wisely




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PRACTICE THE SILENT E RULE

Find the correct spelling.

smile smilling smiling smileing
shine shining shineing shinning
wise wiseest wissest wisest
use usless useless useles
cure curd cured curred
come comeing comming coming
race raced racet racced
brave bravist bravvest bravest
name nameless namless nameles
peace peacful peaceful peacfull
skate skatting skateing skating
erase erasser erasir eraser
hope hopeful hopful hoppful
bake bakked baked baket
quote quoteed quotted quoted
blame blamed blamd blammed
rare rarely rarly rarrely
cute cutr cutter cuter
twinkle twinkleing twinkling twinklling
lone lonesome lonsome lonesum


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