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Magic e

 Magic E

Background info:

he Six Kinds of Syllables:

   1.  Closed Syllable (c)
       a.  A closed syllable ends with a consonant.    b. The vowel before the final consonantusually has a  short sound (thᾰt, sh).

  2. Magic E Syllable   
       a.  The final is silent in a vowel-consonant - syllable.         b.  The silent at the end of the word makesthe vowel  before it have a long sound (mūlɇ, sāmɇ,strīpɇ).

  3. Open Syllable (o)
a.  An open syllable ends with a vowell    b.  The vowel has a long sound (says its own name). c.  An open syllable can be just one letter ifthat letter is a vowel (ī, ā, ō/p n).

  4. Diphthong Syllable (d)
      a.  A diphthong syllable usually has twoadjacent vowels that are pronounce together.      b. The diphthong syllable has a special sound(sail stay, snow/ing, light, eight, greet/ing).    c. Be sure to notice whether a vowelcombination is reversed (for example, io instead of oi as invi/o/lin) If the two vowels are reversed, divide between them.

  5. – Combination Syllable (– com)
     a.  An r-combination syllable always has atleast one vowel followed by r (ar, er, ir, or, ur, andear).    The r gives the vowel a unique sound.
     b. You have already learned the sounds these  r-combinations make (start, bird, burn/ing,learn, port, doc/tor, beg/gar, work).

  6. Consonant-le Syllable (c-le)
      a.  A consonant – le syllable comes at the endof a word (cra/dle, bub/ble, ti/tle).     b.  A consonant – le syllable has no vowelsound. The silent e at the end of the syllable is the only vowel. Only the consonant and the l are  pronounced.

 (Gillingham, 1997.Gillingham, Anna and Stillman, Bessie W. (1997 ). The GillinghamManual, Eighth Edition, Revised. Westford, MA: Educators PublishingService - Cambridge and Toronto.

Syllable Video Lesson  Starfall Activity Magic E Song - YouTube English words that end with a silent e
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