A set of 24 prefixes and suffixes worksheets for students to use when learning about common prefixes and suffixes.
Ask students to add in as many words as they can think of that begin or end with common prefixes and suffixes. This set contains full-colour worksheets for classroom displays and group activities as well as black and white worksheets for individual activities.
Prefixes include: de, dis, ex, il, im, in, mis, non, pre, re and un.
Suffixes include: able, al, er, est, ful, ible, ily, ing, less, ly, ness and y.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letterâ€“sound correspondences, to spell familiar words
Uses a range of strategies, including knowledge of letterâ€“sound correspondences and common letter patterns, to spell familiar and some unfamiliar words
Draws on appropriate strategies to accurately spell familiar and unfamiliar words when composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use banks of known words, syllabification, spelling patterns, word origins, base words, prefixes and suffixes, to spell new words, including some uncommon plurals
Understand how to use letterâ€“sound relationships and less common letter combinations to spell words
Learn some generalisations for adding suffixes to words
Understand how to use banks of known words, word origins, base words, prefixes, suffixes, spelling patterns and generalisations to spell new words, including technical words and words adopted from other languages
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how to use letter-sound relationships and less common letter patterns to spell words
Understand how to use knowledge of known words, base words, prefixes and suffixes, word origins, letter patterns and spelling generalisations to spell new words
Understand how to use knowledge of known words, word origins including some Latin and Greek roots, base words, prefixes, suffixes, letter patterns and spelling generalisations to spell new words including technical words
Build morphemic word families using knowledge of prefixes and suffixes
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