Split Digraphs identifies the ‘magic e’ that changes short vowel sounds into long sounds. This game is for Year 1 children at KS1 and should remind them of this rule to aid their reading and spelling. It follows from the previous digraph quizzes and introduces them to split digraphs, which will add to their knowledge of English and all-round literacy.
When you write the word ‘hop’ the vowel sound is ‘o’ and is called a short sound. If you add a magic ‘e’ to that word to make it ‘hope’ the ‘o’ sound changes to ‘oo’ – the long vowel sound.
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