Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots
Race to Ramses - Travel through the Egyptian Pyramid and unlock the secrets there by connecting the prefix or suffix with the correct word.
Adjectives Word Building Game - Jeopardy like game with categories for prefixes/suffixes, adjective synonyms, adjective opposites, and extreme adjectives. Game can be played with up to 10 teams. (ESL Games World)
Prefix #4 um-, in-, im-, ir-, il-, dis-, non- - A Quia two player Jeopardy style game where you are given a sentence with not legal and you need to type in illegal.
Constructing Prefixes - Match the words with the prefixes un- and re- with their definition.
Prefix Concentration - Use your memory to match the prefixes with their definition.
Prefixes - Another prefixes matching game.
Prefixes Matching - Match the prefix with its definition.
Rags to Riches Game - Quia game that plays like "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" using the prefixes um-, in-, im-, ir-, il-, dis-, non-.
Word Frog - Prefixes, suffixes, and word roots.
Word Info - This site is a dictionary that focuses on words with Latin and Greek roots. List of prefixes with example words and definitions, quizzes, confusing words, and numerous more word resources.
Suffix and Base Word Match - Match the base word with the correct suffix. This game would work well on an interactive white board.
Suffixes - Find the word that goes with each definition. Uses the prefixes -less, -ness, -ly, and -ful.
Suffix Matching Game - Match the -ly and -ful words with the correct definition.
Suffix Sorting - Sort the suffixes whether they should go with the ending of -able or -ible.
Suffix Sorting with -less and -ment - Sort suffixes into two categories with either the ending of -less or -ment.
Vocabulary Quizes: English Words Mostly from Latin and Greek Origins - There are three types of quizzes to choose from including illustrations that you answer questions about, word families, and random mixed vocabulary questions.
PowerPoints and Online Presentations
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Base Words PowerPoint - Introductory PPT.
SmartBoard and Interactive Whiteboard Resources
Prefixes on SmartExchange - Downloadable activites for the SmartBoard.
Suffixes on SmartExchange - SmartBoard suffix activities.
Prefixes, Suffixes, Word Roots Rap (Video) - Reviews about what prefixes, suffixes, and word roots are and offers examples. There is a commercial at the beginning. Video is downloadable. Running time: 2:50. (TeacherTube)
Worksheets and other Teacher Resources
Most Common Prefixes and Suffixes List (PDF) - List contains the most common prefixes and suffixes.
Prefix, Suffix, and Root List by Grade Level - List for grades 1 - 5 of prefixes, suffixes, and word roots to be learned at each grade level. List also contains definition, examples, and word origin.
Prefixes and Suffixes Word Lists and Worksheets - Site contains worksheets that have crossword puzzles, word searches, and practice sheets. Also includes lists of words with specific affixes including: anti-, de-, dis-, ex-, mis-, -ly, pre-, re- -un-, -ful, and -less. (First School Years)
Simple Teaching Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes - Massive list that contains the prefix, suffix, or root, the definition, and also examples.