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The Word Mapping Strategy
Transcript of The Word Mapping Strategy
is a word part with
What's a syllable?
A word part that centers on a
It has no meaning.
Morphemes vs. Syllables
: Un la dy like
: Un lady like
Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
How do the parts of words help us understand their meaning?
What's a Prefix?
A word part (morpheme)
Placed at the
of a word
or adds to the meaning of the word
re + cycle
What's a Root?
A morpheme (
with meaning) that...
Can be at the beginning,
, or end of a word
Also can be the
Gives the word its
What's a Suffix?
(word part with meaning) that:
is at the
of the word.
means "again" or "back"
"Aster" means "star"
at the beginning of a word:
in the middle of a word: dis
at the end of the word: dis
the whole word:
Noun to verb: glory -> glor
Verb to noun: invent -> inven
Adjective to noun: slow -> slow
Adjective to verb: modern -> modern
Noun to adjective: recreation -> recreation
Verb to adjective: drink -> drink
Now Let's Practice!!
With an elbow partner, identify as many prefixes, roots, and suffixes as you can!
Be careful! Not all the words have all the morphemes!