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Prefixes and Suffixes Teaching Resources

A variety of prefixes and suffixes resources to use in the classroom for independent or group literacy tasks. This collection of prefixes and suffixes resources includes teaching presentations, worksheets, posters and hands-on activities for a range of age groups.

29 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Prefix Dominoes

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

    Teach Starter Publishing 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 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 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 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 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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    Spelling Rule Posters – Suffixes and Plurals

    A set of 10 posters displaying some common spelling rules for suffixes and plurals.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 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