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Grade 2 - English Language
Drop 'e' and add 'ing'

When adding 'ing' to a word with an 'e' at the end, we drop the 'e' if the 'e' is silent.

Examples:
make -> making
brake -> braking


Directions: In the following words, think about the base or root word, and see if it has a silent 'e' in the end. If so, the silent 'e' was dropped when 'ing' was added. Use all the words from the answer choices in sentences. As a homework, find at least ten more words with the suffix 'ing' that had their 'e' dropped.
Q 1: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
printing
joking
leaning
darting

Q 2: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
caring
starting
starring
jarring

Q 3: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
grading
reading
packing
tracking

Q 4: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
dunking
fishing
kicking
wading

Q 5: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
skipping
hopping
deciding
mixing

Q 6: Choose the wordc where e was DROPPED.
slacking
jumping
taking
fasting

Q 7: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
living
brushing
laughing
working

Q 8: Choose the word where e was DROPPED.
eating
stalling
watching
flaming

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