Ideal for introducing this objective in Year 3 or to recap or as part of spelling in Year 4.
- Activity sheets for children to add a range of prefixes to create nouns and understand their meanings. Prefixes: auto, anti, super, fore, mid, sub, tele, mini, micro, multi, semi. Includes definitions of each word for further support or teacher reference.
- Matching cards for children to match a prefix to a word and create a new noun, ideal for use in small groups or pairs.
National Curriculum Links
Year 3 – formation of nouns using a range of prefixes.
Lower KS2 – use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them.
– apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet.