Prefix Posters / Prefixes Reference Chart for Vocabulary and Writing Activities

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  1. Are you looking for no-fluff ELA posters that will boost your students' vocabulary, reading, and writing skills? This classroom poster bundle that covers synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, suffixes, genres, parts of speech, and parts of speech have been used in more than 10,000 classrooms, and plenty of
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These prefix posters will be a great tool in your classroom to help your students decode words and increase their vocabulary. You will find the most commonly used prefixes to help your students identify and understand the meaning of new words formed when known prefixes are added to root words. There are 30 prefix picture cards to boost your students’ reading, writing, and speaking skills. These posters can be paired with my other base word and affixes activities, worksheets, digital games, and suffix posters.

These posters are clear and visually appealing, which will naturally invite your students to engage with them. They are quick and easy to prepare, but will serve your students throughout the year. They are great for multiple grades, and you can even use them for ELL and bilingual classrooms to improve your students’ vocabulary and to enhance their writing and speaking skills. These prefix picture cards are great visuals for students to reference, and they will surely brighten up the classroom decor

Ideas on how you can use these posters:

  • Display them on the wall or your bulletin board (print on thick cardstock paper or print and laminate for durability)
  • Display the two-page reference chart in the writing center
  • Have your students post the charts in their writing journal to use as a reference
  • Bind the pages into a book for students to use as a reference
  • Create a vocabulary interactive notebook (go to the print setting and print them smaller) - students can study and record each word’s definition and example sentences
  • Use as flashcards
  • Use them in small groups or in a whole group lesson
  • Pair them with my prefix Worksheets, Boom Cards, Hands-On Activities, and Interactive PowerPoint Lesson

Here's what you'll get:

  • Prefix reference charts (2 color pages and 2 black and white pages)
  • 30 colorful prefix posters
  • 30 black and white prefix posters
  • Flag banner to hang above the posters (for those of you who want to display them on the wall)
  • Reference book cover page (for those of you who want to bind the pages into a book)

Your students will love experiencing the 'ah-ha!' moments when they are able to break down new words correctly and guess their meaning. As they become more familiar with identifying root words and their prefixes and suffixes, their vocabulary will grow exponentially. Your students will gain confidence as their reading, writing, and speaking skills are honed. Print these posters out and try using them in the ways listed above or try a different way and share it with us in the feedback! 


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sarah Plum says: "I love, love, love these for helping students to remember common prefixes! The visuals are perfect for diverse learners like ELLs!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Seeds Of Knowledge says: "Such a wonderful way to build vocabulary and make better readers and writers. I put this up on the wall for students and put the small sheets in their writing resource folders! Fantastic resource!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Christine D. says: "I use this as a resource in my high school ESL classroom. It's such a good visual for kids as they learn prefixes that can be used in all their vocational and other academic classes. Thank you!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mindy J. says: "I plan on using this with my higher first graders. I really like how I can give them a small chart for their reading folder."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Francisca G. says: "I just bought the synonyms, antonyms, prefixes, and suffixes posters. I know my students will really enjoy and benefit from these posters. Thank you."


Fun activities to pair with this resource…

→ Prefix and Base Words

→ Base Words and Affixes Hands-On Activities

→ Prefix Boom Cards

→ Interactive PowerPoint Lesson

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