Teaching students about prefixes, suffixes and root words is one strategy I use to improve vocabulary. This comprehensive morphological instruction packet includes visuals for 92 different root, prefix, and suffix words as well as 180 pictured vocabulary words containing the targeted root, prefixes and suffixes. A variety of hands on activities are provided as well as worksheets for home or classroom practice and answer keys.
I have provided definitions for each of the 180 vocabulary words that demonstrate how the prefix, suffix or root word impacts the meaning of the word so that you can teach the concept. For example: biography is book WRITTEN about someone's LIFE.
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I have used this product with upper elementary to middle school students. The visuals and written assists makes this product useful for a variety of grade levels. Grade level target suggestions are included in this packet.
Flip book templates
Build a suffix activity
Table of Contents
Page 4-5 Teaching activities and hierarchies
Pages 6 Building block extension activity
Pages 7-8 Flip book directions
Pages 9-10 Prefix, suffix, root, flip books
Page 11 Root word anchor chart
Pages 12-15 Root visual flashcards
Pages 16-19 Root vocabulary flashcards
Pages 20-26 Black and white root word sheets
Page 27 Prefix anchor chart
Pages 28-32 Prefix visual flashcards
Pages 33-35 Prefix vocabulary flashcards
Pages 36-41 Black and white prefix sheets
Page 42 Suffix anchor chart
Pages 43-44 Suffix visual flashcards
Pages 45-48 Suffix vocabulary flashcards
Pages 49-52 Black and white root word sheets
Pages 53-54 Grade levels
Pages 55-60 Root words and definitions
Pages 61-67 Prefix words and definitions
Pages 68-70 Suffix words and definitions
Pages 71-75 Prefix charting sheets
Pages 76-79 Roots charting sheets
Pages 80-81 Suffix charting sheets
Pages 82-87 Flip book templates
Pages 88-93 Suffix worksheets
Pages 94-103 Prefix worksheets and answer keys
Pages 104-114 Root worksheets and answer keys
Page 115 Identify the affix activity
Pages 116-121 Suffix answer keys
Pages 122-131 Prefix answer keys
Pages 133-142 Root answer keys
Page 143 Prefix, suffix, root word tree
anti, co/con/com, de, dis, en/em, fore, inter, in/im/ir/il, mid, mis, non, over, post, pre, pro, re, sub, super, syn/sym, trans, un, under, uni, mono, bi, di/duo, tri, quad, quin/penta, hexa/sext, septi/hepta, oct, semi/hemi, poly/multi, cent-, kilo, milli
able/ible, dom, ed, en, er/or, ify, ing, ism, ist, less, ly, s/-es, -y
Targeted Root Words
ambi/amphi, aqua, aud, astro, auto, biblio, bio, chron, cycl, demo, dict, geo, graph, hypo, hydro, ject, logy, luna, mega, meter, micro, min, neuro, para,path, ped, phobia, phono, photo, psych, spect, scope, struct, tele, terra, therm,
SLPs and teachers who have used this product say....
"Wow! This was a lot of work developing I'm sure. Thanks for all your hard work that benefits me and my children! I love how you have anchor charts, visual supports and extension activity suggestions! I had really net to nothing in my resources other than some random worksheets so I am really looking forward to using this product! Thanks!"
"I am getting this ready for next year. Looking at all that is covered I think I could use this with my students for the ENTIRE year! Thanks for the great visuals !"
"Best Prefix, Suffix, Root word materials I have come across. The pictures are beneficial for all grade levels learning how to decode words. Wonderful resource. Worth every penny!"
"Thank you for this product. I love how it is broken down by grade level. The charts are also beneficial for my students as they provide a great visual reminder of what we are working on."
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