I created these activities because it is the end of the year & time to review! I wanted something fun that would engage my students and review prefixes and suffixes at the same time. This review was created with summative assessments in mind! I want my students to show what they know, and many assessments require students to read the sentence, determine the prefix and/or suffix, and then determine the root/base word.
These activities challenge students as they match the correct base words to the appropriate prefixes and suffixes. After students distinguish the correct prefix/suffix and base word, they then must write the entire word on their recording sheet. I have also included two review sheets that give students the opportunity to read a sentence, find the word with a prefix/suffix, and use what they know about the prefix/suffix to determine the meaning of the word.
Prefixes included: re-,de-, un-, pre-
Suffixes included: -er(person who),-er(more), -ful, -less
Common Core Standards
First - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.4b Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
Second – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4b Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).
Third -CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4b Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
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