Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
These Education.com resources ensure happy endings for your second grader's vocabulary. Worksheets help students understand the spelling patterns of suffixes, verb tenses, and plural nouns. Workbooks provide plenty of practice spelling and identifying suffixes for lower elementary students. Students can also have fun with prefix and suffix fish! After they've mastered the basics, you can teach students more advanced ideas with these additional suffix resources.