English Language KS3: Prefixes and Suffixes

Part of a series of animated films following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film, Farmer Frank learns all about prefixes and suffixes with the help of a temperamental horse and a mischievous goat.

This clip is from the series Grammar for 11-14 year olds.

Teacher Notes

Starter activity could ask students to come up with as many words as possible connected to a range of suffixes and prefixes.

Using a mini-glossary of prefixes and suffixes, students work out the meanings of more complex words before checking them in a dictionary.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.