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Study the word list: a-e words

One way of spelling a long /a/ sound is by adding an e to the end of the word. This is called a split digraph.

How many of these a-e words can you spell?

grade He wanted to get good grades in school.
bake Which cakes shall we bake today?
flame The flame flickered.
chase I had to chase my dog through the field.
taste Lemons have a sour taste.
shave My brother wants to shave all his hair off.
amaze You never fail to amaze me!
debate Politicians debate important issues in parliament.
escape The zebra tried to escape from the zoo.
migrate Some birds migrate at the same time each year.
behave My dog is being trained to behave well.
inhale Inhale means to breathe in.

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'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' spelling exercise for a-e words Learn this spelling list using the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' activity.


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Look and read the word.

Say the word. Click the speaker icon.

Cover the word.

Write the word.

Check your spelling.


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Spring spelling gameSpringtime Spelling
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Crack the eggs!

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