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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Prefixes and Suffixes

Grade: 3rd Grade
Standard:

3.1.A*

Description:

decode multisyllabic words in context and independent of context by applying common spelling patterns including:

(i) dropping the final "e" and add endings such as -ing, -ed, or -able (e.g., use, using, used, usable);

(ii) doubling final consonants when adding an ending (e.g., hop to hopping);

(iii) changing the final "y" to "i" (e.g., baby to babies);

(iv) using knowledge of common prefixes and suffixes (e.g., dis-, -ly); and

(v) using knowledge of derivational affixes (e.g., -de, -ful, -able)

Standard:

3.4.A

Description:

identify the meaning of common prefixes (e.g., in-, dis-) and suffixes (e.g., -full, - less), and know how they change the meaning of roots

Standard:

Literacy.RF.3.3a

Description:

Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.

Standard:

Literacy.RF.3.3b

Description:

Decode words with common Latin suffixes.

Standard:

Literacy.RF.3.3c

Description:

Decode multisyllable words.

3rd Grade Reading - Prefixes and Suffixes Lesson
 
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