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Prefixes, Suffixes, and Base Words. Learn how to use prefixes, suffixes, and base words to find the meanings of words. Base Words. A base word is a word in its simplest form. A base word has nothing added to it. Examples: Do Heat Write Read Pack. Base Words.
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Prefixes, Suffixes, and Base Words Learn how to use prefixes, suffixes, and base words to find the meanings of words.
Base Words A base word is a word in its simplest form. A base word has nothing added to it. Examples: Do Heat Write Read Pack
Base Words Write each word in your Notes. Identify the base words by underlining them in your Notes. Played Running Reheat Quickly Unhappy
Prefixes Prefixes are added to the beginning of a base word. They change the meaning of the base word. Un + happy = unhappy Re + do = redo
The prefix re means again. Reread means to read again. Rewrite means to write again. What does reheat mean? The prefix un means not or the opposite of. Uncomfortable means not comfortable. Unpack means the opposite of pack. What does unclear mean? Prefixes
____do ____happy ____clear ____read ____pack The opposite of pack Do again Opposite of clear Read again Not happy PrefixesAdd a prefix to the beginning of each word to make a new word. Draw a line form the word to its meaning in your Notes.
Suffixes Suffixes are added to the end of a base word. They change the meaning of the base word. wonder + ful = wonderful rest + ful = restful
The suffix ly means in a certain way. Quickly means in a quick way. Loudly means in a loud way. What does suddenly mean? The suffix ful means full of. Colorful means full of color. Playful means full of play. What does thankful mean? Suffixes
Loud____ Color____ Wonder____ Sudden_____ Play____ In a loud way Full of play Full of wonder In a sudden way Full of color SuffixesAdd a suffix to the end of each base word. Draw a line to its new meaning in your Notes.
Copy both columns. Match each word with its definition by drawing a line between the columns in your Notes. slowly to heat again the opposite of lock unlock to read again reheat full of health sadly in a slow way uncomfortable not comfortable reread in a sad way healthful
HOMEWORK! • GO HOME AND CHECK THE HOMEWORK WEBSITE (MATERLAKES.ORG) • PRINT OUT THE “MOST COMMON SUFFIXES” AND “MOST COMMON PREFIXES” WORKSHEETS. THESE WILL BE CHECKED FOR A GRADE NEXT CLASS! • PRINT OUT AND COMPLETE THE TWO PRACTICE WORKSHEETS. DUE NEXT CLASS!