Prefix Study => 112 Prefix Words by Grade offers 14 PREFIX puzzles with the grade level of each word marked to the right of the word beginning with a prefix. Use eight grade level words for each prefix, a total of 112 words.
These prefix activities include: ab -ad - be - com - de - dis - en - ex - in - pre - pro - re - sub - un

  • Common Core alignment to an Interactive Puzzle is to 2 key phrases: "DECODING and WORD ANALYSIS SKILLS" and "GREEK & LATIN AFFIXES and ROOTS".
    CCSS Alignment Strand numbers for Specific Grades:
    "Decoding" and "Most Common Prefixes and Suffixes"= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: RF.1.3e, RF.2.3+d, RF.3.3+a+b+c, RF.4.3+a, RF.5.3+a (Reading: Foundational)
    "Greek and Latin Affixes and Roots"= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b

    Word List: The 14 Prefixes and their meanings are:

    • AB-ABS means "away from, separation"
    • AD means "to, toward(s), near.
    • BE means " on all sides; overly; with a quality"
    • COM means " with, together"
    • DE means " away, off, reversal, undoing, downward completely"
    • DIS means "not, apart"
    • EN means "in, into, to cover or contain"
    • EX means "out, out of, former, outside"
    • IN-IM means "not"
    • PRE means "before, in advance"
    • PRO means "in front of, before, forward, in favor of.
    • RE means "again, back"
    • SUB means "under, below"
    • UN means "not, against, opposite"

    Grade level listing of 112 words in our 14 separate puzzles:
    Grade 4-5: adventurous, bedraggle, behavior, beloved, beseech, bestow, bewildering, committee, communication, dissolve, enchantment, endure, predict, prejudice, prospect, reflect, unravel (17 words)
    Grade 6: absence, absolute, abstract, admission, betray, compassion, deliberate, destination, disgrace, dismal, disposable, enclosure, engrave, exception, excursion, exclamation, exotic, injustice, precaution, predominant, proclaim, recognition, reliable, revive, substance, submarine, subterranean, unconscious, unfinished, unnecessary (31 words)
    Grade 7-8: abject, abundance, adequate, adhere, adjourned, adversity, advocate, comparative, compensation, complication, compulsion, dedication, deficiency, delegation, delusion, destructive, desolate, discreet, dispel, disrupt, distortion, energetic, enthusiastic, environmental, envision, excel, exclusive, expectation, extensive, impatience, impractical, indefinite, immortality, improbable, invalid, insatiable, premature, preoccupation, presume, prevail, progressive, projection, promotion, proposal, provoke, rebellious, rehabilitation, respiration, reunion, subdue, subconscious, submission, subscribe, suppress, unanimous, unattractive, unpredictable, unworthy (58 words)
    Grade HS: abdicate, aberration, abstinence, admonish, belittle, coherence, prognosticate (6 words)

    Now use the specific "Prefix Study" under the "Root-Word Lesson" home page pull down Header and choose one of the 14 prefix word puzzles and vocabulary activities.

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