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A trip to the ice rink where children find words which have the 'magic e' in them. Each time a relevant word is said, the presenter takes a picture. The three words used in the clip are 'skates', 'blades' and 'wave'.
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9 February 1999

Classroom Ideas

The teacher could ask the children to think of more words that have the 'magic e' in them. Show words without the 'e' at the end and how adding 'e' changes the sound of the word and the meaning.

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