This set contains ten activities that give students lots of practice working with suffixes in a variety of ways. Using these affixes as clues is a strategy that helps students determine or clarify the meaning of unknown words. The activities include:
Using Suffixes in Words and Sentences
Using Suffixes to Sort Parts of Speech
Choose Your Suffix – Cut and Paste
Make New Words with Suffixes
Identify the Prefix, Suffix, and Base
Suffix Change Up
Practice Cards, and
Graffiti Wall of Suffixes
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The suffixes used in this set of activities are:
-ism, -ous, -ity, -ty, -ology, -ile, -ible, -able, -er, -or, -ist, -ian, -ion, -ance, -ence, -ful, -ish, -ary, -ory, -ant, -ent, -phobia, -ate, -ive, -ile, -ment, -al, -less, -ward, -ic, -ide, -ine, -ize, and -yze.
For more vocabulary activities and PowerPoint presentations to introduce and practice with these suffixes, see the Vocabulary
section in this store.
From Classroom in the Middle