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Prefix Game and Associated Worksheets
Help learners grasp prefixes, antonyms, and spelling rules with this engaging game and the related worksheets. All directions and materials are included to give kids a variety of opportunities to interact with the prefixes mis-, dis-, un-, and il- along with several others.
4th - 12th English Language Development 110 Views 752 Downloads
New Review Common Prefixes in Poka Dots
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of prefix displays. Including posters for 16 common prefixes from anti- and dis- to inter- and mis-, this is a great language arts resource for any elementary teacher.
K - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce several new prefixes to your vocabulary lesson. After alphabetizing 19 prefixes, including pro-, geo-, and thermo, third graders use a dictionary to find one word that begins with each prefix. Extend the activity by having kids write a story using their newfound vocabulary words.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 68 Views 118 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Prefix/Suffix Sentence Change
Sentences take on very different meanings with the simple addition of an affix! Small groups use blank sentence strips to practice this concept with prefixes and suffixes you have been learning. First, each scholar writes a sentence with one word that can have an affix added to it.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 81 Views 195 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Strategies for the Analysis of Word Parts in Mathematics
Pair this resource with a reading of any math textbook, article, or book. Learners take note of unknown words and use the provided graphic organizer in order to use word roots, prefixes, and suffixes to help them determine the meaning of these words.
3rd - 8th Math 39 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Prefixes Micro- and Mega-
Explore vocabulary context clues with a prefix activity. Using the prefixes micro- and mega-, fourth graders complete sentence frames. They then make up their own word with the correct prefixes. Helpful as homework or during a writing practice unit.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Prefix/Suffix: Trunk or Tail?
Use this elephant visual to give scholars a context for prefix and suffix examples. For each affix, they determine if it should be written on the tail or the trunk based on if it starts or ends a word. After listing it on the appropriate part of the elephant outline, scholars think of a word example that includes the affix, writing it on the elephant body.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 79 Views 177 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Prefix/Suffix: Build a Word
You've never seen Chutes and Ladders like this; scholars review prefix and suffix examples as they move along the game board. Small groups get a deck of six cards with given prefixes and suffixes and a number on each card. The instructions are inconsistent with what numbers to put on the cards, but one or two works best.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 62 Views 272 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Provide an opportunity for scholars to play around with words. They start with 12 root words and add prefixes to them to create new ones. There are five prefixes here, and learners list the new words beside each. Consider reviewing the meanings of these prefixes first to encourage kids to see the correlation between prefix meaning and word meaning.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 46 Views 190 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such as divination and demographics.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 45 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What goes in must come out; using the graphic organizer included here, scholars send root words through the prefix/suffix funnel to become new words. Choose an affix to start with (for example, -able), then model how the funnel works as you send base words in and get new words out.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 34 Views 158 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Word Structure (Structural Analysis)
Where do words come from? How are words constructed? How can you figure out what a word means? As part of a vocabulary study, learners are asked to memorize the 20 most common Greek and Latin prefixes and their meanings.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 4 Downloads
It's Not All Greek to Me
Learners find out the meaning for prefixes used in math vocabulary. By dissecting words used in everyday math, they figure out what the prefix indicates and what the word means. A variety of well-organized worksheets and activities provide multiple ways for kids to interact with these prefixes.
3rd - 10th Math 30 Views 722 Downloads
Teaching prefixes and suffixes? Your learners need this helpful guide! First there's a list of suffixes and prefixes (example words included). Then there's an activity for learners to match up the broken words. Then they can learn and memorize a poem, read and speak a passage, and translate the words.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 7 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pretending with Prefixes
The book Fortunately provides an excellent opportunity to discuss prefixes and suffixes as they appear in context. The class goes over a list of prefixes and suffixes with the teacher. They then write two sentences; the first including a root word, and the next adding a prefix to the root word.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 10 Views 327 Downloads
Root, Prefixes, Suffixes
Practice adding prefixes and suffixes to root words. Young writers discuss the meanings of root word, suffix, and prefix and work on creating new words by thinking of words as things that can grow, like a tree. They create a tree picture that shows how prefixes and suffixes make root words grow.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 162 Views 1223 Downloads