By Catherine Ann Velasco
Recognizing prefixes and suffixes is a key reading skill, so practice with your child next time you read together. Go on a prefix/suffix hunt, and see how many words on the page have a prefix or a suffix. Help your child find the root word, and talk about how the prefix or suffix changes the word's meaning.
(Check out these worksheets for more prefix and suffix fun!)
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