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Do you know your Prefix’s and Suffix’s? What is a prefix? A group of letters usually placed at the beginning of a root word to modify or change it’s.

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2 Do you know your Prefix’s and Suffix’s?

3 What is a prefix? A group of letters usually placed at the beginning of a root word to modify or change it’s meaning, Eg, able becomes unable happy becomes unhappy friendly becomes unfriendly

4 There are many others, some examples are … Irreplaceable Defrost Undeniable Misfortune Triangle Bicycle Semicircle Imploded Exploded Anticlockwise Antidote Transport Oversight

5 The word prefix is itself made up of the stem fix (meaning attach, in this case), and the prefix pre- (meaning "before") The more words you learn, the more connections you will be able to make between the prefixes and suffixes.

6 Who wants to be a Millionaire? Specialist subject- Prefixes and Suffixes

7 The Prizes 1 – £ £ £ £1, £2, £4, £8, £16, £32, £64, £125, £250, £500, £1,000,000

8 Lifelines “Phone a friend” Ask the audience

9 Ready? OK, Let’s Play

10 Look at these words. Mistake Misunderstood Misbehave Miscalculate Misfire Misbelieve Misinterpret

11 £100 What is the meaning of the prefix, Mis-? B – above A - wrongly C – again D - half A - wrongly

12 What about these? Midfield Midday Midnight Middle Midpoint Midway Midlands Mid-air Midweek

13 £200 What is the meaning of the prefix, Mid-? B - Midnight A - Midday C - Middle D - Midlands C - Middle

14 £500 The meaning of this prefix is, NOT. B Un- A In- C Over- D Bi- B Un-

15 Un- Unbelievable Unreal Unfasten Undo Unacceptable Unhappy Untold Unlucky Untidy

16 £1,000 What do you do if you re-read a book? B – don’t read it A – read it for the first time C – read it again D – read it upside down C – read it again

17 £2,000 Prebook, precheck, precook, predict, and prefix have a prefix meaning…? B - Before A - After C - During D - Never B - Before

18 £4,000 Which of these words can not be made into another word by adding the prefix 'sub'? B – marine A – book C – merge D – way A – book

19 £8,000 The prefixes such as ‘in-, im-,il-, ir-’ can mean what? (e.g injustice, impossible, illiterate, irrelevant) B - Big A - Across C - Over D - Not

20 Midpoint! You are doing well so far, How well do you know your Suffixes??

21 What is a suffix? Letters placed at the end of a root word to change it’s meaning, E.g, happy could become happier, happiest, happily

22 Some other examples are… Sensible Joyous Enormous Biggest Smallest Difficulty Running Happiness Kindness Normality Comfortable Books Boxes Attraction Higher Builder Teacher Careless

23 Suffixes- second round! Ready?

24 £16,000 Which of these is a suffix? B - pre A - un C - ed D - mis C - ed

25 £32,000 What suffix would you add to the word 'blame' to show you have done nothing wrong? B - ed A - ful C - able D - less

26 £64,000 Biggest, smallest, tallest, highest, greenest and happiest. The suffix ‘–est’ is used…. B – for one who A – for an action C – for comparison D – just a coincidence C – for comparison

27 £125,000 This suffix suggests something that can be done. B - ier A - ly C - ful D - ableD – able

28 -able, -ible Achievable Debateable Adjustable Fixable Lovable Agreeable Edible Legible Breakable Preventable Audible

29 £250,000 Which of these words has a prefix AND a suffix? B - Appointed A - Distinguish C - Disagreeable D - Happily C - Disagreeable

30 £500,000 Hopped, Skipped and Jumped all have the same suffix. It is used for… B - past-tense A – present-tense C – under D – without B – past-tense

31 £1,000,000 What is the correct spelling? If everybody gets this right, it will be…… B - Unbelievable A – Unbeleiveable C - Unbelievible D - Unbeleivible B - Unbelievable

32 Congratulations! Invisible £1,000,000 cheque


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