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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Make It Meaningful

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars learn to find meaning in words using affixes with a language arts activity. Working in pairs, children sort cards with sentences printed on them that include words with the prefixes mis- and pre- and the...
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Root-O!

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young readers get to the root of unfamiliar vocabulary with a collaborative learning activity. Given a deck of root word cards and a copies of a graphic organizer, pairs of learners take turns flipping over cards and brainstorming...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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Analyze Complex Words

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What is a complex word, and why is it so important we know what they are? Download this helpful PowerPoint to introduce root/base words, prefixes, and suffixes to your emerging readers. Clear, relevant examples are given, as well as a...
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Pendemonium: The Italian Job

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover how to use prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. The group views a jovial video on the topic, and then they create a chart of prefix and suffix meanings to identify the meanings of words in a social...
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Base Words and Prefixes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Once your second graders grasp base words and prefixes, challenge them with this visual word meaning activity. They watch you model it before engaging in guided practice. Use these word cards focused on the prefix re to help your...
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Suffixes

For Students 1st - 2nd
Many words have suffixes, and knowing them can help scholars with vocabulary and spelling. They read a brief introduction explaining suffixes and giving two examples: -ly and -ful. Then, learners add these suffix examples to seven base...
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Determine the Meaning of a Word Using Knowledge of Base Words and Affixes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Affixes can change the entire meaning of a word! Pupils practice with three prefixes and three suffixes in this scaffolded word meaning resource. There are affix cards here you can display in a pocket chart as you review. Learners first...
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The Present Tense: Simple and Progressive

For Students 4th - 8th
In this present tense worksheet, students put the base words into the correct categories according to the s or es for the third person singular present tense of the word. Students complete this for 30 words, correct sentences, and write...
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Prefixes 5

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this prefixes learning exercise, students write the correct prefix for each base word based on the definitions given. Definitions of prefixes are given.
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Suffixes

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this vocabulary worksheet, students underline the base word and draw a box around the suffix for each word. Fifteen problems are given.
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Suffixes

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this suffixes worksheet, students write the correct ending to each of 12 base words. Definitions are given for both the base words and the suffixes.
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Match the suffixes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this suffixes worksheet, students match the correct suffixes to the base words given to them. Students match 3 suffixes to 3 base words.