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Monday 25th January 2021

English 25th

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Root Words - Can stand on its own as a word.

Prefixes- Added before a word to change the meaning and create a new word.


Suffixes - Added to the end of a word and changes the word class of a word 


Lets have a look at a few examples



Root Word 



Now lets add a Prefixes and see how the meaning changes




The word has become the opposite of the root word by adding the Prefix.


Finally lets go back to the Root word but this time add a Suffix and change the word class


Tidy (Adjective)

Tidy-ing (Verb)

Tid-ily (Adverb)



Please go onto Purple Mash and complete 'Monday English' 2do. This will be looking at:

Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words