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Word Mapping Strategy M ap the word parts A ttack the meaning of each part P redict the word’s meaning S ee if you’re right! 2009
prediction pre- dict -ion 2009 A word part with meaning
Prefix Morpheme Placed at the beginning of a word 2009 Suffix Morpheme placed at the end of the word Root Morpheme is placed at beginning, middle or end of the word. Sometimes is the whole word. Gives the word its main meaning.
Suffix Guidelines 1.Change “y” to “i” when you add “-es,” “-er,” “-est” and other suffixes starting with a vowel. fly - fli es happy - happi er pretty - pretti est 2009
Suffix Guidelines (cont.) 2. Use consonant doubling when you add “ing” run - runn ing swim - swimm ing 3. Remove the silent “e” when you add “ing” or other suffixes make - mak ing excite - excit able 2009
M Step A Step P Step S Step Word Map Prediction PrefixRootSuffix Meaning Word Definition 2009