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118 reviewed resources for prefixes and affixes

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Word Recognition and Fluency: Interventions for Upper-Elementary Students With Reading Difficulties

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Designed for learners with reading difficulties, a 17- lesson collection teaches word recognition skills. Here, lessons one through eight focus on mastering basic sounds and blending sounds in words, while lessons 10-17 develop...
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Prefix/Suffix Sentence Change

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Sentences take on very different meanings with the simple addition of an affix! Small groups use blank sentence strips to practice this concept with prefixes and suffixes you have been learning. First, each scholar writes a sentence with...
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Prefix/Suffix Picture Boxes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
All you need to execute an engaging and effective word meaning lesson is to choose a prefix or suffix and make copies of this graphic organizer. Ideally you would project one of these for the class to see, modelling the strategy first....
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Prefix/Suffix: Trunk or Tail?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Use this elephant visual to give scholars a context for prefix and suffix examples. For each affix, they determine if it should be written on the tail or the trunk based on if it starts or ends a word. After listing it on the appropriate...
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Prefix/Suffix: Win, Lose, or Draw

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Take an idea from the classic game Pictionary to give your scholars prefix and suffix review. They play Win, Lose, or Draw in two or three large teams, using a list of words with affixes as a guide. Teams send up a player who receives...
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Common Prefixes in Poka Dots

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of prefix displays. Including posters for 16 common prefixes from anti- and dis- to inter- and mis-, this is a great language arts resource for any elementary teacher.
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Prefix/Suffix Match-Up

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Small groups get practice with suffixes and prefixes as they play a memory game. They fill out 10 cards with five root words and five affixes, all of which have one match. Use the 10-card template linked here or simply create your own....
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Prefix/Suffix War

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Partners battle it out for the most cards as they play a game of War using prefixes and suffixes. The most time-consuming part of this will be to make the card decks which must include words with prefixes, suffixes, and neither. Use the...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Concentration

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Ask your class to concentrate their energy on affixes! Pupils match various affixes to their meanings in a memory-style game until all the cards have been gathered up.
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Game

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
How well do you know your affixes? Find out how proficient your learners are with a game that requires them not only to define various affixes, but also to use them to create words that they then use in sentences.
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Lesson 11 - Affixes with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Adding an affix to a word sometimes changes its meaning, just like magic. Using 11th of 17 lessons in the Word Recognition and Fluency series, readers become vocabulary magicians, learning to form and decode words that contain common...
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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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Phonics: Identify Base Words and Affixes to Read Multi-Syllabic Words

For Teachers 3rd
Encountering a new an unfamiliar word can stump even the best readers. Third graders learn how to assess the base, prefix, and suffix of words to help them determine its meaning. The class works together to go over a series of common...
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Affix This

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Wait, what am I supposed to affix? Explore the concept of roots/affixes with your class. They use discussion questions to discover the meaning and usage of specific roots and affixes. They watch a video explaining Latin and Greek roots...
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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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For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Provide an opportunity for scholars to play around with words. They start with 12 root words and add prefixes to them to create new ones. There are five prefixes here, and learners list the new words beside each. Consider reviewing the...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Match

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Play a quick game of memory, but with a grammatical twist! Learners must match the affixes (includes both prefixes and suffixes) to their meanings.
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Prefix, Suffix, and Root Word Worksheets

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Words are kind of like a train, with affixes as the added cars. Practice prefixes, suffixes, and root words with these worksheets. Learners add words on to the beginning and end of words, practice with some roots, and use the words in...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Meaningful Affixes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Invite your learners to figure out which affix and base word combinations create new words. This activity allows pupils to play around and create words that match certain meanings.
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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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Skill Lessons – Prefixes and Suffixes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to break it down. Young vocabulary pupils work with word parts in a hands-on activity that prompts them to connect flash cards with affixes to their root and base words. Additionally,...
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Take the Prefix Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students form words using prefixes.  In this prefix lesson plan, students compete in a "prefix challenge" to see which team can combine a set of twelve prefixes with a set of twelve words fastest.  Students enter their words in a word...
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Prefix/Suffix Funnel

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
What goes in must come out; using the graphic organizer included here, scholars send root words through the prefix/suffix funnel to become new words. Choose an affix to start with (for example, -able), then model how the funnel works as...
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Prefix/Suffix Cube

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
The prefix and suffix cube is a great way to visualize affixes with learners. Model it first, writing a prefix or suffix in the box, drawing a picture, recording its meaning, and calling on learners to come up with word examples. Once...

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