This lesson is for 3rd-5th grade students. Any teacher who is looking for a fun way to teach prefixes and root words will enjoy this activity. In this lesson you will find a 2 day lesson plan accompanied by 3 reproducibles. The students will enjoy identifying and creating prefixes. The three prefixes that are identified in this lesson include dis, mis, and ped. When students have knowledge of prefixes, suffixes, and root words they will greatly increase their vocabulary and it will help them understand more difficult words. These three prefixes meet the Learning Standards for Reading. Lesson was created by Reading Specialist, Jill Cannizzo.