What are root words?
Summary of root words and their word families.
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Factsheet: What are root words?
- 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
- How to find the root word within a word to help with spelling and meaning
- Recap on prefixes and suffixes used with root words