Prefixes & Suffixes

Prefixes & Suffixes

A morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of a language. A strong grasp of morphemes — including prefixes, suffixes, and roots — helps children decode unfamiliar words and understand the subtle nuances of their meaning. Use these resources to heighten your child's awareness of prefixes and root words.
A morpheme is the smallest meaningful unit of a language. A strong grasp of morphemes — including prefixes, suffixes, and roots — helps children decode unfamiliar words and understand the subtle nuances of their meaning. Use these resources to heighten your students' awareness of prefixes and root words.
Circle the Prefixes!
Worksheet
Circle the Prefixes!
Learn all about root words and prefixes, then try your hand at defining them, in this quick and easy practice activity about words with prefixes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Smash! Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Worksheet
Word Smash! Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
This brightly colored worksheet acts like an arcade challenge, but it tests your fourth grader's word knowledge strength.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning Prefixes
Worksheet
Learning Prefixes
Help your third grader wrap her head around prefixes with this worksheet that asks her to attach the right prefix to a set of root words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Part of the Week: sub
Worksheet
Word Part of the Week: sub
Help your students get to know a common prefix with this great graphic organizer.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Root it Out: Word Sort
Worksheet
Root it Out: Word Sort
This cut-and-paste activity is a review of root words. Students will find the meaning of each root word by categorizing it and finding related words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Prefixes and Suffixes
Activity
Prefixes and Suffixes
It doesnât take long for flashcard drills about prefixes and suffixes to get old. Turn the learning process into a treasure hunt with this fun activity!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

Use familiar, real-world examples as your child begins to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. For example: “If you have 1/6 of a pizza and I give you 4/6 more, how much of the pizza do you have?”
Visuals can be an impactful way to introduce your students to adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators, and strengthen their abstract representation skills as well. For example: “If you have 1/6 of a pizza and I give you 4/6 more, how much of the pizza do you have?”
Crazy Coconut Fractions
Worksheet
Crazy Coconut Fractions
On this third grade math worksheet, kids add simple fractions that have the same denominator.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Introducing Fractions: Adding Fractions
Worksheet
Introducing Fractions: Adding Fractions
Take your third grader's addition knowledge one step further with this introduction to fractions.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Introducing Fractions: Subtracting Fractions
Worksheet
Introducing Fractions: Subtracting Fractions
Take your third grader's skills with subtractions one step further by helping him learn how to subtract fractions with the same denominators.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Fraction Addition and Subtraction
Worksheet
Fraction Addition and Subtraction
Stretch your third grader's fraction savvy by helping her add and subtract simple fractions.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
How to Subtract Fractions
Worksheet
How to Subtract Fractions
This worksheet has a step-by-step guide to subtracting fractions with common and uncommon denominators.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Lesson plan
Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
Teach your students to add mixed numbers and improper fractions with the same denominator using the counting up strategy with number lines.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Lesson plan
Adding Like Mixed Numbers
Solve for the sum of two mixed numbers! They will use scaffolds such as fraction models to support the visualization of mixed numbers. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson Sums for Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions.
4th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Dividing by Fractions ... with Graham Crackers!
Activity
Dividing by Fractions ... with Graham Crackers!
Teach your fourth grader an important math concept with this quick and simple activity that shows him how to divide whole numbers by fractions.
4th grade
Math
Activity

Nonfiction Text Features

Nonfiction Text Features

In addition to providing key information through illustrations, maps, and graphs, text features help us more easily navigate and grasp information. Encourage your child to notice nonfiction text features, including captions, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, and maps, that they see in their surroundings, such as in advertisements or bus maps.
In addition to providing key information through illustrations, maps, and graphs, text features help us more easily navigate and grasp information. Encourage your students to notice nonfiction text features, including captions, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, and maps, that they see in their surroundings, such as in advertisements or bus maps.
Using Pictures in Nonfiction
Worksheet
Using Pictures in Nonfiction
From the text and pictures on this worksheet, your students will learn about Australia and kangaroos while strengthening their reading comprehension skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Wild, Wild Weather
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Wild, Wild Weather
Use this resource with your students to read an interesting article about weather while gathering information from text features.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Winter Olympics
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Winter Olympics
Use this resource with your students to read an interesting article about the Winter Olympics while gathering information from text features.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Martin Luther King Jr.
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features: Martin Luther King Jr.
With this nonfiction resource, students will learn about an important historical leader while referring to key text features to gather information.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Baseball Rules
Worksheet
Baseball Rules
These baseball rules for kids are a sneaky way to spice up study time.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Formatting Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
Formatting Nonfiction Text
Text formatting can add a lot of richness to how information is explained. In this lesson students will explore the organization of nonfiction texts and go on a scavenger hunt for different kinds of text formatting features.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Understand Text Features
Lesson plan
Understand Text Features
Let's practice reading nonfiction texts! In this lesson, teach your ELs about identifying and describing text features. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Formatting Text Features.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Sentence Variation

Sentence Variation

Ask your child to infuse their work with various types of sentences — simple, compound, and complex — to improve flow, and encourage them to look for sentence pattern variation in the books they read. Where do they see it? How does sentence variation make the writing more engaging?
Ask students to infuse their work with various types of sentences — simple, compound, and complex — to improve flow, and encourage them to look for sentence pattern variation in the books they read. Where do they see it? How does sentence variation make the writing more engaging?
Three Sentence Structures
Worksheet
Three Sentence Structures
Students will review and play with three basic sentence structures to liven up their writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Sentence Patterns
Worksheet
Find the Sentence Patterns
Your students will enjoy reading this messy story and finding the different sentence structures.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sentence Scramble
Lesson plan
Sentence Scramble
Young writers will learn to manipulate and combine sentences with conjunctions and adverb phrases. This skill helps students understand that crafting sentences is a creative and artistic process.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Sentence Combining Practice
Worksheet
Sentence Combining Practice
Can your child help Sarah make her writing less repetitive? This sentence combining exercise will help your child, too!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sentence Mix Up
Worksheet
Sentence Mix Up
This fun group activity will bring out your students’ story-creating skills as they review the four kinds of sentences.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creating Compound Sentences
Worksheet
Creating Compound Sentences
Use this exercise to help your student create a compound sentence from two simple sentences, using a comma and a coordinating conjunction.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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