This is a prefix and suffix worksheet that students can take home, or complete in class. Students sort words on their own by prefix and suffix. They must then analyze the words and decide what they think the prefix or suffix means. When students are done, the teacher gives them the actual definition, and they can see if they were close! The higher level thinking involved creates a real and lasting understanding of how prefixes and suffixes work.
This worksheet covers the following commonly used prefixes and suffixes: