Presentation on theme: "A Presentation Created by TEACHERS UNLEASHED"— Presentation transcript:
1A Presentation Created by TEACHERS UNLEASHED Prefixes, Suffixes, Affixesand Root WordsA Presentation Created byTEACHERS UNLEASHED
2Root words and Base words Root Words and Base Words are the same.Root words and base words are the most basic part of a word.If you add an affix to a root or base word you change the meaning of the word.“Cook” is a base word.
3Affixes un+cook+ed=uncooked Affixes are word parts that change the meaning of a root or base word.Prefixes and Suffixes are both Affixes.un+cook+ed=uncookedAffixAffix
4Prefixes un+cook+ed=uncooked Prefixes are word parts (affixes) that comes at the beginning of the root word or base word.un+cook+ed=uncookedPrefixAffix
5Suffix un+cook+ed=uncooked Suffixes are word parts (affixes) that come at the end of the root word or base word.un+cook+ed=uncookedPrefixSuffix