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.