Understanding what a prefix is and how it changes the meaning of a word is an important skill for vocabulary enrichment. Being able to recognize that certain words are made up of roots and prefixes almost always helps in learning the spelling and
pronunciation of such words and often helps in arriving at their meanings.
This unit provides a variety of exercises that will help students identify prefixes, learn their meanings, and gain the skill to use these prefixes to make new words from roots words. Included are a pre/post test and an answer key.
Prefixes Covered Include:
This is an effective teaching tool for many ages and ability levels. It is suitable for use in grades 3-8. Readability is on the 3rd-4th-grade level.
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