Printables for This Topic:
able, ment, less – Suffixes
that tell us: able to be, the act of, and being without.
Building New Words –
Develop an understanding for how word meanings are changed by prefixes.
Growing Words – A root
has been planted. Now we develop those roots into trees.
– For each root word below, add as many prefixes or suffixes as
you can to create new words. Use the prefixes and suffixes below for
Get to the
Root of the Matter – Underline the root word in each of the
words. Then fill in the blank in the sentences with the correct word,
to show you understand what the word means.
Words – Christopher Columbus is discovering that he knows more
words than he thought he did?and so do you! Prove it by filling out
the chart below.
– Then use the suffix chart to write the word's meaning on the line.
Words – When a prefix or suffix and a root word come together,
in most cases the meaning of the word is changed, but you can still
dig out the word's meaning by the root!
Grow a Word!
– When a prefix or suffix and a root word come together, a new word
is formed. Some words contain both a prefix and a suffix.