Silent E Worksheets

Flash forward your phonics practice with our free, printable silent e worksheets! A silent e, or a magic e, is an e that remains tight-lipped no matter what happens. Look at the words "face" and "lime". Although they end with an e, we hardly feel there's an e. Many children think the only function of the silent e is to help a vowel say its long name, as in these words, but it's only one of the functions of this selfless, versatile e. Bring our silent e worksheets pdf into your orbit, and pay tribute to the silent e with activities like unscrambling silent-e words and more.

These worksheets are ideal for students in kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2.

CCSS: RF.1.3.C

Unscrambling Silent E Words

Watch the silent e fulfill its major duty: convert the preceding vowel to a long sound! Instruct 1st grade children to observe each picture, unscramble its name, a silent-e word with the vowel a, and write the word in the space given.

Unscrambling Silent E Words

Tracing Silent E Words and Matching them to the Pictures

Gallop full speed ahead with your silent-e practice with this activity! Let kids in kindergarten and grade 1 experience how the vowel i combines with the silent e as they trace the words abd match them to pictures illustrating the silent-e words.

Tracing Silent E Words and Matching them to the Pictures

Adding E to Words to Form Silent E Words

Wave your "cap" to form "cape" and wheel out your "tub" to create "tube"! This part of our silent e worksheets weaves its magic spell on children, as they simply add e to a set of words and transform them into silent-e words featuring different vowels.

Adding E to Words to Form Silent E Words

Filling in Correct Vowels and Silent E

Practice is the handmaiden of learning! This silent e practice printable, where 2nd grade kids complete the name of each picture by filling in an appropriate vowel and the silent e and in the process learn new silent-e words, proves this big time.

Filling in Correct Vowels and Silent E

Completing Sentences Choosing Correct Silent E Words

The word "blue", in this segment of our silent e worksheets pdf for grade 2, is proof that the silent e can deliver much more than helping a vowel sound its long name! Ask children to choose appropriate silent-e words and complete these sentences.

Completing Sentences Choosing Correct Silent E Words