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A Presentation Created by TEACHERS UNLEASHED Slide 2 Root words and Base words Root Words and Base Words are the same. Root words and base words are the most basic part of a word. If you add an affix to a root or base word you change the meaning of the word. Cook is a base word. Slide 3 Affixes Affixes are word parts that change the meaning of a root or base word. Prefixes and Suffixes are both Affixes. un+cook+ed=uncooked Affix Slide 4 Prefixes Prefixes are word parts (affixes) that comes at the beginning of the root word or base word. un+cook+ed=uncooked Prefix Affix Slide 5 Suffix Suffixes are word parts (affixes) that come at the end of the root word or base word. un+cook+ed=uncooked Prefix Suffix Slide 6 Prefix: im- Meaning: not Examples: impossibleimpolite Slide 7 Prefix: in Meaning: not Examples: invisible infamous Slide 8 Prefix: non Meaning: not Examples: non-stop non-stick Slide 9 Prefix: dis Meaning: not Examples: disorganized disobey Slide 10 Prefix: mis Meaning: wrong Examples: misreadmisspell Ikanspellgud. Slide 11 Prefix: un Meaning: not Examples: unluckyunbelievable Slide 12 Prefix: over Meaning: Too much Examples: overcookedoverdramatic Slide 13 Prefix: under Meaning: beneath, under Examples: underwear underwater Slide 14 Prefix: re Meaning: to do again Examples: recycle recount Slide 15 Prefix: pre Meaning: before Examples: preview preschool Slide 16 Prefix: sub Meaning: under Examples: subordinatesubmarine Slide 17 Prefix: super Meaning: above, over Examples: superhumansupermarket Slide 18 Prefix: inter Meaning: between Examples: interveneinterstate Slide 19 Prefix: fore Meaning: before Examples: forecast foresee Slide 20 Prefix: de Meaning: down, away Examples: descenddegrade Slide 21 Prefix: trans Meaning: To move Examples: transfer transportation Slide 22 Prefix: semi Meaning: incomplete, half Examples: semicirclesemi-formal Slide 23 Prefix: mid Meaning: In the middle Example: midpoint Slide 24 Prefix: hemi Meaning: half Example: hemisphere Slide 25 Prefix: pro Meaning: for, forward Examples: promotion protest Slide 26 Prefix: con Meaning: with, together Examples: connectconfide Slide 27 Prefix: com Meaning: together Examples: community communicate Slide 28 Prefix: ex Meaning: Out of, from Examples: exitexhale Slide 29 Prefix: co Meaning: together Examples: co-pilot cooperate Slide 30 Prefix: multi Meaning: many Examples: multicoloredmultivitamin Slide 31 Prefix: poly Meaning: many Example: polygon Slide 32 Prefix: uni Meaning: one Examples: unicycleuniversal Slide 33 Prefix: quad Meaning: four Example: quadrilateral Slide 34 Prefix: tri Meaning: three Examples: trimester tricycle Slide 35 Prefix: milli Meaning: thousand Examples: millionmillipede Slide 36 Prefix: centi Meaning: hundred Examples: centurycentimeter 100years Slide 37 Suffix: er Meaning: one who takes part in Examples: teacherdriver Slide 38 Suffix: est Meaning: the most Examples: smallest strongest Slide 39 Suffix: ed Meaning: to have done Examples: played raced Slide 40 Suffix: ing Meaning: to be doing Examples: singing dancing Slide 41 Suffix: ly Meaning: like Examples: cowardly happily Slide 42 Suffix: ion, tion Meaning: action Example: construction Slide 43 Suffix: able, ible Meaning: to be able to Examples: readable cleanable Slide 44 Suffix: ness Meaning: the state of Examples: happiness craziness Slide 45 Suffix: ment Meaning: the feeling of Examples: contentment refreshment Slide 46 Suffix: ous, ious, eous Meaning: having the quality of Examples: adventurouscurious Slide 47 Suffix: Ive, ative, tive Meaning: condition Examples: creativesensitive Slide 48 Suffix: ful Meaning: to be full of Examples: thankful peaceful Slide 49 Suffix: less Meaning: without Examples: thoughtlesshelpless Slide 50 Root:chron Meaning: time Examples: chronologic synchronize chronic Slide 51 Root:gen Meaning: birth/race Example: generation Slide 52 Root:rupt Meaning: break Examples: rupture erupt Slide 53 Root:tele Meaning: distance Examples: television telephone telegraph Slide 54 Root:migr Meaning: change/move Examples: migratemigrating Slide 55 Root:spect Meaning: see Examples: inspect suspect spectator Slide 56 Root:sign Meaning: mark Examples: signal signature Slide 57 Root:therm Meaning: heat Examples: thermal thermometer thermostat Slide 58 Root:graph Meaning: write Examples: photograph autograph biography Slide 59 Root:scop Meaning: see Examples: microscope telescope Slide 60 Root:loc Meaning: place Examples: location local Slide 61 Root:form Meaning: shape Examples: uniform transform Slide 62 Suffix: ast Meaning: star Examples: astronaut astronomy asteroid Slide 63 Suffix: opt Meaning: sight Examples: optical optometrist Slide 64 Root: liber Meaning: free Example: liberty Slide 65 Root:bio Meaning: life Examples: biology biography Slide 66 Root:flect/flex Meaning: bend Examples: reflection flexible Slide 67 Root:hydr Meaning: water Examples: hydrant dehydrate Slide 68 Root:geo Meaning: earth Examples: geography geology Slide 69 Root: aud Meaning: to hear Examples: audience audible