Suffix Activities: less full ion able

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Suffix activities for Less, Ful, Ion, and Able

This unit was designed to help teach, engage, and assess students on four basic suffixes: less, ful, ion, able. It is full of suffix activities to help your students practice using suffixes!

This pack is sectioned into three parts to help you guide your students through a suffix word study!



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This section contains all the materials you’ll need to introduce your students to suffixes. Here’s what this section contains:

  • Reference posters: suffix, less, ful, able, and ion- clean and easy to read so you can refer to them throughout your study.
  • Suffix tab book- quick fold and cut for students to help process the information.
  • Suffix Interactive Notebook pages. A great way to have students interact with the information and can be used as a reference for students throughout your study.
  • Suffix reference sheet. Print and laminate this to use as a reference throughout your study.


This section focuses on allowing your students to practice using, creating, and understanding suffixes through games and activities.

  • I Have…Who Has…- Print out these cards on fun bright paper and you’ll have a game I promise your kids will ask to play again and again. All cards are numbered so you’ll never wonder who’s turn is next or if you have all the cards back! For an added challenge time your students as they play! See if you can beat your previous time each time they play.

  • Suffix Bingo- this suffix twist on a classic challenge your students to create new words using the suffix bingo cards. Two options to play make it perfect for a whole group challenge game, or a small group center. Includes answer key so students can check their word choices for accuracy!

  • Real or Impostor- as students learn about suffixes, they’ll want to put them on everything! Help students understand that not all suffixes go on all words with this sorting game. Play as a whole group first, then work it into your center routine for fun practice. Your students will love spotting the word impostors!

  • Suffix Match-up- Print, cut, and laminate the pieces to this memory-style suffix game. Students work to match up a suffix to a base word. If they make a word, students get to keep the pair. Perfect for small group instruction.

  • Roll a Suffix- create word dice using paper and roll your way to a fun and easy low prep center. You can play with our without the recording sheet.


Now that students have had a chance to engage and practice using prefixes, it’s time to assess! These printables are designed to be used as formative and summative assessments.

  • Suffix Hunt- Students know what a word looks like with a suffixes, now see if they can identify them in text. Use this simple print-and-go recording sheet with any text. Can be used as a practice activity with a buddy, an independent center, or as a formative or informal assessment.

  • Suffix Spinner Games- Use a paperclip and a pencil to play these color as we go games. Use in a center as simple practice or as independent work for a formative assessment.

  • Suffix Practice-Have students practice writing and manipulating words by adding suffixes. These two pages are sectioned into less and ful and ion and able.

  • Suffix Cut and Paste- simple cut and paste activities to help students understand how to manipulate the base words to create new words. Perfect for those approaching learners.

  • Suffixes- Print and go sheet can be used as a formative assessment to check for understanding of all four suffixes.

  • Suffix Up- Cut and paste sheet that checks for understanding of using all four suffixes.

  • Suffix Assessment- You’ve finished your study, now it's your students chance to shine. Use this testing style assessment to check for mastery of all four suffixes. The assessment gets progressively harder. For early to mid-second grade, I suggest using only the front of the assessment. Take as a summative or formal assessment.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
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).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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