This introductory lesson on suffixes is sure to get your young scholars excited about root word modification. Students will work both independently and in pairs as they work on a bunch of fun worksheets.
Become a prefix superhero with this fun worksheet! Children will flex their power to create new words by combining prefixes with words they already know using a handy prefix word bank with definitions.
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
When reading, we all encounter unknown words at times. But how do we figure them out? In this lesson, students learn how to become a “human dictionary” by using a variety of strategies to figure out the meaning of unknown words.
Beyond just prefix identification, this meaty lesson taps into your students’ thinking. Using a combination of analogies, constructing, and deconstructing words with prefixes, students will learn the meaning and mechanics of prefixes.