Prefixes and suffixes

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Prefixes un- and dis-

In this language arts worksheet, your child will practice adding the prefixes un- and dis- to root words to create new words with opposite meanings.

Skills your child will work on: prefixes, root words, antonyms, and building vocabulary.

Prefixes micro- and mega-

In this worksheet, your child will use a dictionary to learn definitions of words with prefixes micro- and mega- and create new words using these prefixes.

Skills your child will work on: prefixes, root words, and building vocabulary.

Prefix practice mis-, non-, ex-, co-, anti-

In this worksheet, your child will practice adding prefixes (mis-, non-, ex-, co-, anti-) to root words to create new words.

Skills your child will work on: prefixes, root words, and building vocabulary.

Prefixes aplenty

In this worksheet, your child will use a dictionary to find words starting with uncommon prefixes such as peri-, contra-, iso- and write sentences using each new word.

Skills your child will work on: prefixes, root words, compound words, building vocabulary, and writing complete sentences.

Suffixes -ful and -ly

In this worksheet, your child will practice adding suffixes -ful and -ly to root words to form adverbs and adjectives.

Skills your child will work on: suffixes, root words, building vocabulary, and recognizing adverbs and adjectives.

Suffixes -ible, -able, -ive, and -ion

In this worksheet, your child will practice adding four common suffixes (-ible, -able, -ive, and -ion) to root words, then check the spelling in the dictionary, and write three more words using these suffixes.

Skills your child will work on: suffixes, root word, using a dictionary, and building vocabulary.

Subtracting suffixes

In this worksheet, your child will determine the suffix in each word and then get practice creating a new word with the same suffix.

Skills your child will work on: suffixes, root words, compound words, and building vocabulary.