Prefixes. Prefixes. reading standard=1.8 Use knowledge of prefixes to determine the meaning of words. Prefixes. Today we are going to use prefixes to determine the meaning of words. Determine= figure out What are going to do today? What are we going to determine?. Prefixes.
A prefix is a word part added to the beginning of a base word.
Please keep in mind…the base word is a word by itself. Example pre-read. Read is a word by itself without the prefix “pre”. Pre + read=pre-read
What is a prefix?
A prefix changes the meaning of a word.
dis- not or opposite of
Just because a word begins with im, re, or another prefix, doesn’t mean it is a prefix.
If there is no base word, then it’s not a prefix.
Ceive or Portant don’t mean anything by themselves
2. You must _________ the oven to 300 degrees. (heat again)
“That’s nonsense,” said his brother Jake. “You can use my bike.”
“See, I can be likable!” said Jake with a grin.