The silent “e” + suffix spelling rule explains why the silent “e” gets dropped in caring, but not in careful. The rule explains why there is no “e” in placing, but there is still an “e” in placement. Silent “e”s can be tough to deal with, but the board game is ENTERTAINING & FUN. Students need to determine whether their player will “drop” or not, as they move across the game board.
This resource includes 2 worksheets with answer keys to reinforce the spelling rule after practicing with the board game.