Lesson Plan


This introductory lesson on suffixes is sure to get your young scholars excited about root word modification. Students will work both independently and in pairs as they work on a bunch of fun worksheets.
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Learning Objectives

Students will able to identify suffixes and their meanings and properly add them to root words.


(3 minutes)
Suffixes: Parts of the JobGrammar: SuffixesCircle the Suffixes
  • Ask students to discuss the definition of root word. Give them time to share their ideas, and then review the meaning and examples with them.
  • Read aloud the Learning Objective and have students repeat it. Explain that students will be playing with words and different word parts today to figure out the meaning of new words they create.