Base Words. Mrs. Marino Houghton Mifflin, Reading, grade 3 Extra Support Handbook Pages 14-23. Warm-Up/Academic Language. Base Words = smaller words lock (noun/thing or verb/action) Prefix = beginning attachment un lock (verb/action) Suffix = ending attachment lock ed (verb/action)
Houghton Mifflin, Reading, grade 3
Extra Support Handbook
un – open – ed = unopened
*un- means “not”:
unpaid = not paid
uneven = not even
over- = too much -ed = past action
re- = to do again -ing = present action
pre- = to do before -ful -= full of
How might each character be feeling?
Support your answer with examples from the dialogue.
How many words can you locate that have a prefix or suffix?
What are the two base words that are used with the prefixes and suffixes?
Write a new sentence using each of the base words.
Share the sentence with your partner.
Read the directions for each section.
Label your answer sheet 1-10.
Neatly print your answers on your answer sheet, next to the correct numbers.
Write the entire word for numbers 7-10.
We will check the answers together.
*If you finish early, turn your paper over and write a new base word and as many variations of the word that you can think of on the paper.*
*Discuss your answers with your desk partner.
*Write each word in a sentence of your own.