Using Root Words To Define Words Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.2.4.C

Core Standard

A root word is the part of a word that can be used to form new words with the simple addition of a prefix or suffix. Many root words can also stand alone by themselves. We can often look at new words and recognize roots within them. Understanding the definition of these roots can often lead us to understand the definition of the word themselves. The worksheets below will help you work off of these root word skills.









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