Prefixes and suffixes

Prefixes and suffixes

Understanding how to find the root of a word and adding prefixes and suffixes to a root word.

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Prefixes and suffixes

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Factsheet: Prefixes and suffixes

  • Ww/E3.1 Spell correctly common words and relevant key words for work and special interest
  • Ww/E3.2 Use developing knowledge of sound-symbol relationships and phonological patterns to help spell a greater range of words and longer words as appropriate for the needs of the learner
  • How to recognise the root of a word
  • Adding prefixes and suffixes to a root word