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Suffix Task Card Bundle: 96 Cards for Changing the Base Word

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This bundle includes three sets of task cards with 32 cards in each set for a total of 96 cards. Each set deals with a different rule for adding suffixes to base words (silent "e," doubling consonants, and tricky "y.") Most of the cards in each set require students to apply the given rule; however, for some of the cards, the rule is not applied. This will help to ensure that your students truly understand when to apply each rule. The format is the same for all 96 cards.

Several student answer sheets are also provided: one for 24 cards in case you do not want to use the entire set, as well as two choices for using all 32 cards. You may want to use 24 cards for practice and the remaining 12 for assessment. Answer keys are also provided along with a challenge card that can be used in conjunction with any other card to extend the activity. In addition there are also three posters to help students remember each of the three suffix rules. These task cards are perfect for test prep and will work well at literacy centers, stations, for partner work, or with the whole class using a game like Scoot.

The cards will look best in color, but will also print out fine in grayscale. Simply print and cut along the guidelines. Laminate and use them again and again. Alternatively, you could print on cardstock. It works well to keep them in a baggie. Another option is to hole-punch a corner of each card and put them all on a ring.

This resource addresses the following Common Core Standard:

L.3.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

-Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

-Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

Task cards for working with simple prefixes and suffixes with sentences for context can by found in my TpT store.

Task Cards for a variety of topics can be found in the Task Card section of my TpT store.

Happy Teaching!

Rachel Lynette
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carry + er = carrier
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I am out of town and so do not have access to the editable document right now, but will fix the errors early next week.
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On  December 31, 2012Cindy Winkler (TpT Seller) asked:
Rachel,

I am teaching prefixes next week. Should I get your suffix task card bundle and your prefix task cards? I want something they could use as a whole group and in centers.

Thanks,
Cindy Winkler
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On  December 31, 2012Rachel Lynette answered:
Hi Cindy,

Thanks for your question. If you are only doing prefixes, then just get the prefix cards. The suffix bundle doesn't really deal with prefixes. The reason the suffixes are bundled is that I was making cards to cover all the tricky suffix rules. Prefixes are much more straightforward. Hope that makes sense!

Rachel
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Suffix Task Card Bundle: 96 Cards for Changing the Base Word
Suffix Task Card Bundle: 96 Cards for Changing the Base Word
Suffix Task Card Bundle: 96 Cards for Changing the Base Word
Suffix Task Card Bundle: 96 Cards for Changing the Base Word