Silent E Fluency Passages - Susan Jones Teaching

Silent E Fluency Passages

I am so happy to share some brand new, silent e fluency passages I made... and they are FREE! These phonics "read & illustrate" passages are the perfect way to assess students understanding of what they are reading.

phonics passages

There are 2 activities for each of the following phonics skills:
a_e
i_e
o_e
u_e

There is a longer paragraph and there is also a sheet with three short sentences so you can choose which sheet to give your students. These types of passages and sentences allow students to build their rate of reading tricky silent e words after they have learned the phonics rule. Students not only show that they know how to decode with these passages, but they also show their ability to comprehend what the passage is saying when they illustrate.

long vowel passages

I like to use passages like these after I already teach the skill (silent e) in isolation. So first, my students practice applying the silent e to different CVCe words. Once my students are able to do that successfully I will generally have them add the silent e to CVC words to make them CVCe (cap to cape, tap to tape, etc.) After they have mastered those two skills is when I will give students fluency passages. These let me assess my students ability to not only decode these words, but understand them in context.

silent e phonics

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8 comments

  1. Hi, Susan. I subscribed to your blog but still can't figure out how to download the Silent E fluency passage and activity. Would you mind sending it to me, please? Oyegun@wis.edu.

    Thank you,
    Osa

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    1. Hi there! You simply click the image that says Read & Illustrate, Fluency Fun! You will be asked to enter an email address and they go directly to your email :)

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  2. How do I download the silent e passages? They look great! Thanks :)

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    1. Hi there! You simply click the image that says Read & Illustrate, Fluency Fun! You will be asked to enter an email address and they go directly to your email :)

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  3. I would also love to know how to download these!

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    1. Hi there! You simply click the image that says Read & Illustrate, Fluency Fun! You will be asked to enter an email address and they go directly to your email :)

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  4. When I click that, it prompts me to sign up for emails again. I haven't received the file yet :(

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    1. Send me an email (susan.jones@thankgoditsfirstgrade.com) and I will send them along!

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