Presentation on theme: "A Presentation Created by TEACHERS UNLEASHED"— Presentation transcript:
1 A Presentation Created by TEACHERS UNLEASHED Prefixes, Suffixes, Affixesand Root WordsA Presentation Created byTEACHERS UNLEASHED
2 Root 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.
3 Affixes 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
4 Prefixes 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
5 Suffix 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