Matthew Martinez
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Lower Primary
1, 2
AHL, AHL 1-2, AHL Literacy
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs, Video

Education Standards

At Home Learning Learning: Words with Silent “e"

At Home Learning Learning: Words with Silent “e"


This lesson is for Grades 1 - 2 on literacy. At Home Learning Lessons are a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, PBS North Carolina, and the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Each lesson contains a video instructional lesson, a PDF lesson plan with a transcript, and a PDF file of extension activities.

Lesson Overview


This lesson plan, Words with Silent "e", is a video based lesson for grades 1-2 . Attached to this lesson is the YouTube video link to the video lesson and PDF files of the lesson plan and extension activities.


Learning Goals:

• Distinguish the difference between a consonant letter and a vowel letter.
• Determine whether a vowel has a short or long sound based on the silent ‘e’ at the end
of a word (CvCe).
• Sort words based on their vowel sound.