Prefixes and Suffixes Task Cards

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Great activity. Use them in stations for additional multi-sensory activity. Can use individually or in groups.
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  1. Need to teach, review, and assess prefixes and suffixes? This bundle has you covered with a variety of activities that appeal to the different types of learners in your classroom! These activities are great to use to teach affixes and root words during a word analysis unit or to save for your end-of
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Memorizing prefixes and suffixes with worksheets gets boring year after year. Get your students up and moving around the room with this fun "scavenger hunt" activity instead! This is an engaging way for students to practice common affixes and their meanings during a word analysis skills unit or any time your students need a little extra practice.

This resource is easy to use! Just print and cut the task cards and display them around the room or hallway. Students move from card to card as they search for the answer to each question.

This resource includes:

  • 24 colorful task cards
  • 24 printer-friendly task cards (same questions)
  • student answer sheet
  • answer key
  • directions for preparation and use

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional).
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).
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).


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