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Wait, what am I supposed to affix? Explore the concept of roots/affixes with your class. They use discussion questions to discover the meaning and usage of specific roots and affixes. They watch a video explaining Latin and Greek roots and affixes.
6th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 247 Downloads
Determine the Meaning of a Word Using Knowledge of Base Words and Affixes
Affixes can change the entire meaning of a word! Pupils practice with three prefixes and three suffixes in this scaffolded word meaning resource. There are affix cards here you can display in a pocket chart as you review. Learners first watch you add them to various words and observe the changing definitions.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 41 Views 165 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Root Word and Affix Instruction
Teaching root words and affixes is a great way to build the vocabulary of your students. Designed for a set of teachers (or student teachers), this presentation discusses the basic method of CSSD and provides a list of resources to consult.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Creating with Clues
Twelfth graders explore contextual clues and affixes. In this understanding meaning lesson, 12th graders use dictionaries to verify word meanings. Students write paragraphs using unfamiliar words. Students create their own word board games.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Common Roots and Affixes
Who said studying roots and affixes can't be fun? The tone of this presentation will entertain as well as engage your class as they examine the roots circ, cycl, pend, and equ. Opportunities for guided and independent practice, as well as extensions, are included.
4th - 6th Language Arts 21 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Assessment Preparation: Base Words/Root Words/Affixes
In this assessment preparation worksheet, students look up 6 words and note the base word, root word, and affix for each. In addition, students write the definition and a context sentence for each of the 6 sentences.
7th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 118 Downloads
Compound Word Trivia
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get progressively harder, offering opportunities for learners of skill levels to deepen their word analysis skills.
1st - 4th Language Arts 26 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Picture It In Syllables
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a variety of topics from blending and counting syllables to making compound words and adding affixes to base words, this is an excellent resource for building language skills in primary grade learners.
K - 4th Language Arts 51 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Affixes Practice Activity 2
In this base words worksheet, students study each given word that may use prefixes, suffixes, or both. Students then write the base word on the line and check their answers in the dictionary. Students then choose five base words and write sentences for each.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Make It Meaningful
Young scholars learn to find meaning in words using affixes with a language arts activity. Working in pairs, children sort cards with sentences printed on them that include words with the prefixes mis- and pre- and the suffixes -er, -ness, and -able.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary: Buckle Down, Words by Themselves
Fifth graders will use a dictionary to complete 5 charts organizing words by their roots and affixes. This worksheet is 4 pages long, and is a great way to help students better understand how to glean the meaning of a word by knowing its parts.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Understanding a word's etymology can really help with decoding and building vocabulary skills. Readers compare and contrast words of similar origins but with different difficulty levels. They focus on prefixes, suffixes, and affixes. Several web links and two pages of word origins are included.
4th - 6th Language Arts 40 Views 614 Downloads
Phonics: Identify Base Words and Affixes to Read Multi-Syllabic Words
Encountering a new an unfamiliar word can stump even the best readers. Third graders learn how to assess the base, prefix, and suffix of words to help them determine its meaning. The class works together to go over a series of common prefixes and suffixes, using each to create words.
3rd Language Arts 31 Views 83 Downloads
Roots and Affixes: How Words are Created
Designed for a high school audience, this presentation covers roots and affixes in order to build vocabulary. Common prefixes (like bi-, anti-, and dis-) and suffixes (like -al, -ion, and -ous) are briefly introduced. Then, a few slides encourage learners to study three words and identify what they have in common.
10th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Greek, Latin and Anglo-Saxon Roots to Better Vocabulary
Seventh graders review the concepts of affixes and roots. They practice common Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon ones which are used to form many words in English. Students develop an awareness of the formation and evolution of words.
7th Language Arts 6 Views 64 Downloads