You Can't Spell the Word "Prefix" Without a Prefix


  • Aug 9 2010 1:20 AM

    Mary Kay Monson


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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn in a cooperative setting to identify, define, and construct words with prefixes. First, students guess at initial meanings and spellings of words. They then correct misspellings using spelling strategies developed by their work groups and use resources such as spell checkers and dictionaries to arrive at correct spellings and definitions. To help assess comprehension, students write sentences for each prefix group the class has worked on during the lesson.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension