Silent E Words & Rules


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Which of the following words does NOT have a silent 'e?'

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1. 'Cut' rhymes with 'shut' and 'cute' rhymes with _____.

2. When a vowel says its name, as in 'huge' or 'hate,' what is that sound called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will allow you to quickly see what you know about using the silent e. Questions focus on key concepts and applications of this e.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test your ability to use concepts like:

  • What it is called when a vowel says its name
  • What the past tense of hug is
  • How c sounds when followed by a silent e

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how to recognize words with and without a silent e
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the past tense of hug is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about words that are making short or long vowel sounds

Additional Learning

Do you want more information about this type of vowel? Review the lesson titled, Silent E Words & Rules to learn about topics like:

  • Specific examples of the use of silent e
  • Useful tricks for recognizing what vowel sound a word is using
  • What the c and g rule says