Primary school teaching resources membership
Silent Letters

* Watermarks do not appear on purchased resources

Preview resource: Click slides to enlarge

Silent Letters (slide 1/11)
Silent Letters (slide 2/11)
Silent Letters (slide 3/11)
Silent Letters (slide 4/11)
Silent Letters (slide 5/11)
Silent Letters (slide 6/11)
Silent Letters (slide 7/11)
Silent Letters (slide 8/11)
Silent Letters (slide 9/11)
Silent Letters (slide 10/11)
Silent Letters (slide 11/11)

Silent Letters

Silent Letters: English Teaching Resource

Years 5/6 English programme of study - Writing - transcription:

  • spell some words with ‘silent’ letters [for example, knight, psalm, solemn]

'Silent Letters' is an English teaching resource designed to help pupils develop their understanding and application of silent letters in both reading and writing. It is an ideal teaching aid to use in a lesson covering the years 5/6 English curriculum objective listed above. 'Silent Letters' can be used as a quick starter activity, incorporated into an existing resource, lesson or scheme of work or developed into a wider language study unit.

This handy 11 slide PowerPoint presenation includes:

  • Introduction - what are silent letter words?
  • Class activity - spot the silent letter in each word
  • Choose the correct spelling of a silent letter word
  • Opportunities for peer and self assessment
  • Consolidation of understanding
  • 'Silent Invaders' game link


'Silent Letters' is fully editable so you can adapt and update the resource to suit each class you teach.

To view 'Silent Letters' in full please click on the PowerPoint images.

Get access to thousands of pages of resources. Find out more about membership here.

Our Price : £2.99 / 3 Credits Teacher of Primary currency information


Get this resource as part of a bundle and save up to 86%

KS1 Spellings Bundle

KS1 Spellings Bundle

KS2 Spellings Bundle

KS2 Spellings Bundle


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can change this and find out more by following this link

Accept Cookies