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Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words. Goal: Students will use knowledge of word recognition skills. Students will practice using prefixes and suffixes to determine how the meaning of the base word changes. Prefixes, Suffixes, and Base Words. What is important to know???. Base Words.

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Prefixes suffixes and root words

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words


Prefixes suffixes and root words

Goal:

Students will use knowledge of word recognition skills. Students will practice using prefixes and suffixes to determine how the meaning of the base word changes.


What is important to know

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Base Words

What is important to know???


Prefixes suffixes and root words

Base Words

A base word is a word in its simplest form. A

base word has nothing added to it.

Examples:

Do

Heat

Write

Read

Pack


Base words

Base Words

Write the base words.

Played

Running

Reheat

Quickly

Unhappy


Prefix

Prefix

  • A group of letters that come before the word to alter its meaning

    Un + happy = unhappy

    Re + do = redo


At the movies i saw a preview of a new movie coming out this summer

At the movies I saw a preview of a new movie coming out this summer!

Pre

view

=See

=Before

Back


Prefixes suffixes and root words

At the movies I saw a preview of a new movie coming out this summer!~We know preview means before you see the movie


Prefixes

re-

pre-

mis-

in-

dis-

un-

non-

Again

Before

Not/Wrongly

Not

Prefixes


Prefixes1

Prefixes

  • The prefix re means again.

  • Reread means to read again.

  • Rewrite means to write again.

  • What does reheat mean?

  • The prefix un means not or the opposite of.

  • Uncomfortable means not comfortable.

  • Unpack means the opposite of pack.

  • What does unclear mean?


Prefixes suffixes and root words

PrefixesAdd a prefix to the beginning of each word to make a new word. Draw a line form the word to its meaning.

  • ____do

  • ____happy

  • ____clear

  • ____read

  • ____pack

  • The opposite of pack

  • Do again

  • Opposite of clear

  • Read again

  • Not happy


Suffix

Suffix

  • A group of letters that come after a word that alter its meaning

  • wonder + ful = wonderful

  • rest + ful = restful


Suffixes

-ful

-less

-ble

-ly

-ness

-ment

Full of

Lack of/don’t have

Able/can do

State of

act of, result

in a certain way

Suffixes


The students are told to walk quietly down the hall

The students are told to walk quietly down the hall.

Quiet

ly

=in a certain way

=silent


Prefixes suffixes and root words

Suffixes

  • The suffix ful means full of.

  • Colorful means full of color.

  • Playful means full of play.

  • What does thankful mean?

  • The suffix ly means in a certain way.

  • Quickly means in a quick way.

  • Loudly means in a loud way.

  • What does suddenly mean?


Prefixes suffixes and root words

Match each word with its definition.

healthful

in a sad way

slowly

to heat again

the opposite of lock

unlock

to read again

reheat

full of health

sadly

in a slow way

uncomfortable

not comfortable

reread


Suffixes add a suffix to the end of each base word draw a line to its new meaning

SuffixesAdd a suffix to the end of each base word. Draw a line to its new meaning.

  • Loud____

  • Color____

  • Wonder____

  • Sudden_____

  • Play____

  • In a loud way

  • Full of play

  • Full of wonder

  • In a sudden way

  • Full of color


Prefixes suffixes and root words

Randy’s bike tire was flat. He couldn’t find the pump because the garage was in disorder. “It’s hopeless,” said Randy. “I’ll never make it to the soccer game on time.”


Prefixes suffixes and root words

“That’s nonsense,” said his brother Jake. “You can use my bike.”


Prefixes suffixes and root words

“Gee, thanks,” said Randy, hopping on the bike.


Prefixes suffixes and root words

“See, I can be likable!” said Jake with a grin.


Define the words below

Define the words below

  • Disorder

  • Hopeless

  • Nonsense

  • Likable


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