Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Sentence Match

Ask your class to puzzle out the meaning of various affixes. Learners read sentences and come up with a new word that includes an affix to replace the underlined words. They write down the words and help to categorize them by affix.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a class set of the header and sentence cards so that learners can practice independently or with partners
  • Laminate all the materials to extend their use; kids can also use whiteboard or overhead markers to write in the words on their own sheets
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners will need to have some prior knowledge of affixes and root words before completing the activity
Pros

  • Comes with cards and worksheets for you to copy and cut out
  • Provides clear instructions and a diagram to help you conduct the activity with ease
Cons

  • None
Common Core