Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.4.B

Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).

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    Prefix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common prefixes with 28 prefix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Suffix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common suffixes with 28 suffix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Four In A Row Game - Prefixes

    Practice matching words to their common prefixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Four In A Row Game - Suffixes

    Practice matching words to their common suffixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Prefix Bingo

    Match prefix words to their definition by identifying the meaning of the prefix and the root word through a familiar game of BINGO.

    Teach Starter Publishing 31 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Suffix Bingo

    Match words with suffixes to their meaning in this BINGO game for 21 individual players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 30 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Prefixes Worksheet

    Add a prefix to the beginning of a root word and use the new words in sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Playing with Prefixes Board Game

    Practice building and using words with common prefixes in their appropriate context.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Suffix Saga Board Game

    Practice building and using words with common suffixes in their appropriate context.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Which Suffix is it? - Task Cards

    Identify the correct suffix and add it to the end of the word, ensuring it’s grammatically correct.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Which Prefix is it? - Task Cards

    Identify the correct prefix and add it to the beginning of the word, ensuring it’s grammatically correct within the sentence.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Building words with Suffixes Sorting Activity

    Build words by matching the root word to suffixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Building Words with Prefixes Sorting Activity

    Build words by matching the root word to prefixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Suffixes Worksheet

    Add a suffix to the end of a root word and use the new words in sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Prefix and Suffix Posters

    A set of posters to use when teaching prefixes and suffixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Suffixes Puzzles Matchup Cards

    A set of 15 puzzle cards for students to practice working with suffixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefixes Puzzles Matchup Cards

    A set of 15 puzzle cards for students to practice working with prefixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefixes and Suffixes Tree - Poster and Worksheet

    A worksheet and poster set to help your students think of prefixes and suffixes from root words.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefixes and Suffixes PowerPoint

    A 24 slide teaching presentation to use when introducing prefixes and suffixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 24 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Suffix Worksheet: -ty and -ity

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of the suffixes -ty and -ity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Suffix Worksheet: -ment

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of the suffix -ment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Suffix Worksheet: -less

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of the suffix -less.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Suffix Worksheet: -able

    A worksheet to reinforce students' understanding of the suffix -able.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefix Worksheet: Re-

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of the prefix re-.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefix Worksheet: Pre-

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of the prefix pre-.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefix Worksheet: Im- and Non-

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of im- and non- prefixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefix Worksheet: Un- and Dis-

    A worksheet to consolidate students' understanding of un- and dis- prefixes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefixes and Suffixes - Gallery Walk Activity

    A set of 24 prefix and suffix cards to use as a gallery walk activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 23 pages Grades: 3 - 6