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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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Suffix Match

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Knowing the meanings of common suffixes is a powerful tool for expanding the vocabulary of young learners. This set of word cards focuses on the suffixes -or, -ly, -ful, and -able, providing two words that include each suffix as well as...
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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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Word Clues

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young learners develop a deeper understanding of target vocabulary. Working in pairs, students independently complete a series of word clue cards asking them to find various information about key terms including their definition,...
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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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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Flash Card Games

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of five activities based the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. From playing bingo to group storytelling, a variety of different approaches are presented...
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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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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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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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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: 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 Picture Boxes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
All you need to execute an engaging and effective word meaning lesson plan 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...
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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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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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Prefix Practice

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Young learners tap into their inner artists as they learn about prefixes with this vocabulary activity. Including four words that begin with the prefixes mis-, un-, re-, and pre-, this worksheet asks students to draw pictures...
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Root Word and Affix Instruction

For Teachers Higher Ed
Teaching root words and affixes is a great way to build the vocabulary of your students. Designed for a set of teachers (or student teachers), this presentation discusses the basic method of CSSD and provides a list of resources to...
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Roots and Affixes: How Words are Created

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Designed for a high school audience, this presentation covers roots and affixes in order to build vocabulary. Common prefixes (like bi-, anti-, and dis-) and suffixes (like -al, -ion, and -ous) are briefly introduced. Then, a few slides...
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Vocabulary Set 8

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners may have to do penance if they are apathetic about studying the three roots (path, pen/pun, matr/metr) in this vocabulary presentation and thus may not matriculate.
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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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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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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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Split Suffixes

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Make new words by adding suffixes to word beginnings. There are four suffixes here: -ible, -able, -ive, and -ion. After using them to complete five given words, they use their vocabulary skills to apply the suffixes to words they think...
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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...