Presentation on theme: "What are they and why do we need to know them?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What are they and why do we need to know them? Prefixes and SuffixesWhat are they and why do we need to know them?
2 Word Parts Prefix - beginning Root – main word Suffix - ending Prefix
3 Roots What is a root word? Why look at root word? word you can add beginnings and ends toWhy look at root word?helps find meanings of words
4 add to change meaning of words More About PrefixesA prefix changesthe meaning of awordWhat is a prefix?add to change meaning of words
5 Common Prefixes Prefix Meaning Not in order Disorder = ___________. un-dis-re-mis-im-bi-de-MeaningbeforenotagaintwoNot in orderDisorder = ___________.Read againReread = __________.
6 More About Suffixes A suffix can show the part of speech What is a suffix?group of letters attached to ends of wordscan indicate what part of speech the word belongsalso changes meaning
7 Common Suffixes Suffix Meaning Someone who surfs erableousnessfully or –ymentMeaningdoerable tofull ofstate of beinglikestate ofSomeone who surfsSurfer = _________________.State of being kindKindness = _________________