This file is meant to accompany your vocabulary instruction. After teaching roots, prefixes, and suffixes, use these cards to create a word wall in your classroom.
Prefixes: (not) - non, ir, in, I'm, il; (opposite/against) - dis, anti, de, counter, contra; (before) - pre, fore; (after) - ante, post; (with) - com, con, co; (above) - hyper, super; (far) - tele; (away from) - ab; (bad/abnormal) - dys; (new) - neo; (across/beyond/change) - trans; (self/same) - auto; (between/among) - inter; (inside/within) - intra; (out/away) - ex, ef; (not/without) - a, an; (around) - peri; (with/together) - sym, syn; (cause to) - en; (to/toward) - ad; (both/two) - ambi
Suffixes: (state/quality) - ance, ence; (person who) - er, or, ian, ist; (place where) - arium, oriam; (result) - ment; (study of) - ology; (person who studies) - ologist; (state/condition) - ness; (fear) - phobia; (person who fears) - phobic; (like) - ly; (having character of) - ish; (quality/relation) - ic; (having nature of) - ive; (having quality of) - ous; (cause - to be) - ate, ify; (cause to become) - en; (in the manner of) - ly; (in a direction or manner/with regard to) - ward, wise
Roots: astr, aud, audi, bio, bene, bon, chron, cred, dict, geo, graph, grad, gress, hydr, ject, log, logue, jur, jud, mal, metr, meter, mit, mis, ped, pod, phon, photo, port, rupt, spec, sprib, script, struct, therm, tract, vac, vis, vid, vit, viv