Games and Activities for Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, Root Words, and Base Words

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Prefixes

 

Fishing Fixes

Wordworks

     
 


 

Line Match

Prefix Catch Game

 

 

 

 

Links to Lesson Plans, Printables, and Activities

o Improve Comprehension: A Word Game Using Root Words and Affixes
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/improve-comprehension-word-game-1042.html

o My Vocabulary
http://www.myvocabulary.com/lesson-plans/

o Roots and their Families
http://www.tv411.org/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/roots-and-their-families

o Divide, Conquer, Combine, and Create:
A Vocabulary Learning Routine for Grades 3-8
http://www.timrasinski.com/presentations/IRA07Tim_Rasinski.pdf


o Root Words: Getting to the Root of Vocabulary
(Nice Root Word Dictionary)

http://mseffie.com/assignments/roots/roots.html

o BrainPop
http://www.brainpop.com/educators/community/bp-topic/roots-prefixes-and-suffixes/