1. Topic-
The silent "e" and how it affects the pronunciation of a word.
2. Content-
After this lesson, students should be able to recognize words where you do not pronounce the letter "e", understand that they will only pronounce the words that comes before the silent "e", and recognize simple words that end in "e" and pronounce them correctly. This is a key phonics rule that will help students learn to read.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
To teach students the sneaky e rule and how it changes the vowel sound.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will learn that when they see a word with a silent "e", they don't pronounce the "e".
2. Students will be able to recognize simple words that end in silent "e" and spell and pronounce them correctly.
5. Materials and Aids-
1)Copy of the Silent "E" Song
2) Foam letters for creating words with silent e.
3)white board and markers
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Review cvc pattern words such as man,rid,rip,cut and hat.
2. Use cvc words that have related CVCe patterns.

B. Development-

Demonstrate how adding the silent e changes vowel sounds by using foam letters to spell a cvc word.

C. Practice-

1.Allow each student to manipulate the letters and other students to read the words. Repeat as needed.
2.Spell the cvcE words with foam letters,then remove the e and read the cvc word.
3. Students will see say build and write cvc words.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Have students practice reading cvce words from the prepared list.
2.Students will complete cvcE worksheets

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Students will have extended time if needed.
2. Directions rephrased and repeated
3.small group support
4.one on one support

F. Checking for understanding-

Have students read privately from the prepared list. Assess accuracy on both the CVCe and CVC words.

G. Closure-

Sing the silent e song.
7. Evaluation-
After singing the silent e song, give each student a set of letters that spells a silent "e" word. Tell them we want to see if they learned how to use Silent "E". Tell them the word you want them to spell with the letters and then let them sort through their foam pieces. When they have spelled their word, have them practice writing it and saying it.

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