Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Word parts: Prefix, root, and suffix
Transcript of Word parts: Prefix, root, and suffix
What is a root?
A root is the base of a word.
Other word parts are added to the
root in order to create words. What are some examples of roots?
The word "geo" is a root. And it means "earth."
Geo=Earth What words do you know
that have the root "geo"
in them? Another root word is
Brainstorm in your group
to come up with three words
that have the root "hydro". So based on the words
you came up with, what does
Remember: The root is the BASE of the word. So what do we do when we want to change the meaning of the root? We add a "prefix". A prefix is added to the beginning of a root and helps change the meaning. So what are some prefixes? How about
"dis-" Brainstorm two words that begin with those prefixes. Based on what you know,
what do those prefixes mean? Let's review.
Root: The base of the word.
Prefix: A word part added to the beginning of a word. What's left? The suffix.
The suffix of a word is added onto the end of a root.
The suffix often tells you what part of speech the word is. Let's practice.
I am going to give you a root word.
You will have to add a suffix to it.
Find three different suffixes. Your root word is "grad". Based on your words,
what does the root "grad" mean?