Theme 2: Prefixes and Suffixes
suffix is added to the end
of a word to change its meaning.
Study the meanings of the following suffixes then complete the activity below.
-ful - full of
Example: helpful means "full of help"
-less - without; lacking
Example: fearless means "without fear"
-ly - in the manner of; in a way which is
Example: slowly means "in a way which is slow"
A prefix is added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning.
Study the meanings of the following prefixes then complete the activity below.
re- back; again
Example: rewrite means to "write again"
Example: unkind means "not kind"
Example: preview means "view before"
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