Everything Suffixes

We have had so many requests for suffix practice activities since posting our Everything Prefixes lessons!  (If you missed them, you will find them here:   Everything Prefixes.)  We’ve created this newest collection of games and printables to help you assess and teach suffixes in your grade classroom.  Most of the activities are created to help students master CCSS.ELA-Literacy. L.2.4.b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4b in which students are expected to understand the meanings of words with prefixes.


Assessment  This was created to be a pre- and post-assessment.  It will make it easy for you to track progress towards the CCSS.

Anchor Chart Poster  This fun and colorful poster includes the prefixes un, re, mis and pre.  Each has a definition.

The Right Box  This is designed to be a center.  Print the crayon boxes and glue the pages to a file folder then laminate.  Laminate the crayons and cut apart.  Students then sort each crayon by putting it on the correct box.  This is also a good list of words for students to use to practice 2nd grade CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.3.d, decoding words with common prefixes.


Peace, Love and Suffixes  A fun file folder game where students match each word with its meaning.




Suffix Match  A set of 16 preprogrammed cards.  This set includes 8 words containing suffixes and 8 definitions.  Students can play memory, go fish or any other game with this set.  Created on a fun rainbow-themed background.  Use these along with our prefix matching game for more of a challenge (Everything Prefixes.)

Suffix Practice  These sheets have four words with suffixes.  Students show they understand the meaning by drawing a picture of each word.  Suffix Practice 1    Sufffix Practice 2

Suffix Addition  Students add together a suffix and root word to create a new word.  Students then illustrate each word.


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  • Roberta January 15, 2014, 7:37 pm

    Another great resource and lessons. I love your assessments. Thank you again. I appreciate teachers who share.

  • Cynthia April 11, 2016, 12:41 pm

    Thank you so very much for making these activities and worksheets available! My third grade class will defiently approve!

  • Janice Molloy April 27, 2016, 11:27 am

    Great ideas for suffixes . I would not have thought of the illustration piece!!