Do your students need help with the CVCe rule? For some students, reading words such as like, made, and pale are very difficult because they haven't internalized this rule! I created this introduction to the CVCe rule, practice pages, game, and little readers for students who are just learning the rule and for students who need extra practice and/or intervention to help them learn this rule. I created a theme around "Magic e": a magician who adds a silent e to the end of words and makes the vowel say its name. This worked like a charm and I think it will also work for your students. Now, when a student is having trouble with the CVCe rule as they sound out a word, I say "Magic e". The lightbulb comes on and they are able to sound out the word successfully!
Included in this packet:
Pages 3 & 4- “Magic e Strikes Again”… Learning the Rule
I copied both sides onto one sheet (front and back) and placed the
sheet in my students’ folders. We referred back to this sheet
many times while learning and reviewing the “Magic e” Rule.
Pages 5, 6, & 7- Which Word is Correct?
It is important that students are able to differentiate between CVC
and CVCe words so that they will use the rule correctly. Example:
rat vs. rate.
Pages 8, 9, & 10- “Cloze It Up With Magic e”
After completing and checking these cloze sentences, students
read these sentences to a partner multiple times to work on
Pages 11, 12, 13, & 14- Little Reader: “Smile!”
Be sure to send this reader home! Not only will students get extra
rule practice, but fluency and parental involvement are wrapped
into the same activity.
Pages 15, 16, 17, & 18- Little Reader: “Play a Game With Me!”
Page 19- Instructions for “Magic e Strikes Again” Board Game
Page 20- Colorful Board Game
Page 21- Black/White Board Game
Pages 22, 23, & 24- Game Cards for Board Game
Page 25- CVCe Rule Assessment
Page 26- Mastery Certificate
Students will enjoy coloring this certificate once they have
mastered the CVCe Rule!
Long Vowels CVCe Edition: Magic e Strikes Again fits perfectly into Common Core Standards for Reading Foundational Skills.