Prefix & Suffix Digital Puzzles | Prefix & Suffix Activity

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Fun in 5th Grade
Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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What a great supplement to our curriculum. This a wonderful resource that I was able to use with students in person and virtual students.. I love this for all of my students. Thank you!!
Absolutely loved to challenge my students with 5th grade level prefixes & suffixes. Thank you for making it such a fun, interactive activity!


Puzzling over how to make ELA review both fun and effective?  These differentiated Prefixes and Suffixes Digital Puzzles will provide your students with an engaging way to build their ELA vocabulary skills in a way that feels like a game! Use on ANY DEVICE with an internet connection!

With 36 examples prefixes and suffixes for students to practice, this resource is sure to help them master that standard and give them that extra boost when trying to determine the meaning of unknown words.

*Be sure to watch the video preview to see a quick overview of this resource*

You’ll get 3 puzzles for students to practice with, and then watch as they work to match the movable puzzle pieces to the correct answers. Students will be motivated to correctly answer the questions in order to form the final puzzle image. The self-checking puzzles make this resource great for small groups, centers, and virtual learning. 

​​Try a FREE Math Facts Sampler Puzzle by clicking here.

Features of this resource:

  • Digital (no printing)
  • Works in any browser
  • Works on any device
  • Self-checking
  • Immediate feedback
  • Academically engaging
  • Easy access

You can find more puzzle activities by clicking here.

What is included?

  • 3 self-checking puzzles
    • Prefix only
    • Suffix only
    • Prefix/suffix mix

  • Recording Sheet: Accountability piece for students
  • Teacher's Manual: Everything you need to know about this resource and MORE!
    • Instructions for using
    • Options for use
    • Accountability ideas
    • Video overview of the resource
    • Teacher & Students Instructions
    • Answer Key
    • Email Support

  • Cheat Sheet: Lists all prefixes and suffixes used to differentiate for students who need extra support

Which prefixes and suffixes are included?

  • Prefix puzzle: under-, sub-, tri-, semi-, pre-, non-, bi-, tele-, over-, mis-, multi-, quad-
  • Suffix puzzle: -ment, -ian, -an, -able, -ed, -ness, -logy, -ology, -ship, -ess, -ing, -ly, -ism, -er, -or
  • Prefix/Suffix Mix Puzzle: deca-, deci-, inter-, mid-, kilo-, centi-, anti-, -less, -al, -ial, -ish, -en, -ful, -ies

How do I use this resource?

  • Partner Work
  • Small Groups
  • Centers
  • Early Finishers
  • Independent Practice
  • 1:1 Classrooms
  • Distance Learning

Who should purchase this resource?

  • Teachers who want students to become comfortable with interacting with digital resources
  • Teachers looking for an EASY way to utilize digital resources with their classes
  • Teachers who want to print less
  • Teachers looking for resources that are standards-aligned
  • Teachers who need quality standards-aligned test-prep resources, center activities, practice, or review that is fun and engaging
  • Teachers looking for distance learning resources

What is the cost for multiple teachers?

Please purchase one license for each teacher using this resource. The first license is the full bundle price. All additional licenses are at a reduced cost. You can add licenses when you add the item to your cart or come back at a later time and add from your "my purchases" tab.


You will receive the resource in a zip file. Click HERE for helpful tips to download and access zip files.

If you would like to contact me about pricing on a license for an ENTIRE school, county, or district, please email me at

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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