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Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words

Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words

The Reading Crew is a group of primary through middle school reading specialists. About three to four times a year, we share materials and ideas through blog link-ups. Enjoy reading through our posts and collecting free materials to use in your classroom this school year. For this link-up, I am super excited to share my …

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Prefixes Suffixes and Roots

Prefixes Suffixes and Roots

I’m excited to share this detailed free sampling of my Prefixes Suffixes and Roots Series. This sample contains three activities for 4 different affixes and root words, a total of 12 activities.  A lot of planning went into this series to make it easy to use and adaptable for many needs. In planning this resource, …

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Teaching Activities for Root Words

Teaching Activities for Root Words

By learning root words, students can better understand language. Learning just a few root words can increase word knowledge ten-fold. This post includes both free materials and ideas to make learning fun. Begin with this idea… Root words are often associated with trees. Make a root word tree by drawing a tree shape. Near the …

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Teaching Suffixes Activities and Ideas

Teaching Suffixes Activities and Ideas

Are you looking for some activities for teaching suffixes? Check out these free materials including activities for Google Slides, videos, anchor charts, and PowerPoints. Teaching students some common suffixes can increase their vocabulary tremendously. The suffixes -s/-es, -ed, -ing, -ly, -er/-or, -ion/-tion/-ation/-tion, and -ible/-able account for 72 percent of suffixed words. Teaching these 7 suffixes …

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Teaching Prefixes Activities and Ideas

Teaching Prefixes Activities and Ideas

English is a mix of several languages including French, Italian, Greek and Latin, Vietnamese and so on. This makes the number of words linguists estimate the English language to have extremely large…approximately one million words. About 170,000 of these words are in current use. The average adult English speaker has a vocabulary between 20,000 to …

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Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, & Roots with Peter Pan

Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words with Peter Pan

Check out these materials to enhance your unit including Peter Pan Skills. Peter Pan Skills including Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words While planning this Peter Pan unit, I searched the text for prefixes, suffixes, and root words that repeated. Here is a partial list of my finds.  Prefixes forehead unforeseen forecastle forefinger interrupt interposed interlopers …

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Prefixes and Suffixes Puzzles and Organizers

Prefixes and Suffixes Puzzles and Organizers

Your students will enjoy practicing prefixes and suffixes using sentences from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Students know this well-loved story through the classic movie. This makes using sample sentences from the story ideal. Students can complete the activities even if they have not read the book. You will find four activities. The prefix and …

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