Building Word Awareness

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Published on July 28, 2008

Author: gskeesee

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Provides an introduction to word parts to help students figure out the meaning of words

Building Word Part Awareness Mack Gipson, Jr. Tutorial and Enrichment Center Gayla S. Keesee Education Specialist

Vocabulary forms the building blocks of language

Vocabulary forms the building blocks of language

Learning is more than simply remembering

Building Word Awareness Words Parts Roots Prefixes Suffixes

Words Parts

Roots

Prefixes

Suffixes

What You Will Learn Use roots , prefixes , and suffixes to figure out the meaning of words you do not know. Some of this will seem basic. I can hear you saying, “but we studied this in elementary school.” Did you retain it?

Use roots , prefixes , and suffixes to figure out the meaning of words you do not know.

Some of this will seem basic. I can hear you saying, “but we studied this in elementary school.”

Did you retain it?

What You Will Learn Memory aids and study techniques to help you recall and use vocabulary

Memory aids and study techniques to help you recall and use vocabulary

Word parts cannot stand alone. prefixes re-, pre-, ab- suffixes -ish, -ate, -ness Some roots/base word can stand alone. frost, heat, use, war Some roots/base words cannot stand alone. -bio-, -sect-, -chron- Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes

Word parts cannot stand alone.

prefixes re-, pre-, ab-

suffixes -ish, -ate, -ness

Some roots/base word can stand alone.

frost, heat, use, war

Some roots/base words cannot stand alone.

-bio-, -sect-, -chron-

Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes A word is built upon at least one root Words can have more than one root, prefix, or suffix. Two or more roots ( geo / logy ) Two prefixes ( in / sub / ordination ) Two suffixes ( beauti / ful / ly )

A word is built upon at least one root

Words can have more than one root, prefix, or suffix.

Two or more roots ( geo / logy )

Two prefixes ( in / sub / ordination )

Two suffixes ( beauti / ful / ly )

Words do not always have a prefix and a suffix. Neither a prefix nor a suffix ( read ) Suffix and no prefix ( read / ing) Prefix and no suffix ( pre / read ) Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes

Words do not always have a prefix and a suffix.

Neither a prefix nor a suffix ( read )

Suffix and no prefix ( read / ing)

Prefix and no suffix ( pre / read )

Suffixes change the part of speech nation (n) – national (adj) – nationally (adv) The spelling of roots often change as they are combined with suffixes. Spelling does not change with prefixes. Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes

Suffixes change the part of speech

nation (n) – national (adj) – nationally (adv)

The spelling of roots often change as they are combined with suffixes.

Spelling does not change with prefixes.

Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes Sometimes, what looks like a word part is not a word part. mis in missile is part of the root and not a prefix. Different word parts may have the same meaning. bi-, di-, and duo- all mean “two” un-, dis-, il, and contra - all mean “not”

Sometimes, what looks like a word part is not a word part.

mis in missile is part of the root and not a prefix.

Different word parts may have the same meaning.

bi-, di-, and duo- all mean “two”

un-, dis-, il, and contra - all mean “not”

Roots Roots carry the basic or core meaning of a word. Hundreds of root words are used to build words in the English language. The most common roots are from Greek and Latin.

Roots carry the basic or core meaning of a word.

Hundreds of root words are used to build words in the English language.

The most common roots are from Greek and Latin.

Common Roots

Prefixes Appear at the beginnings of many English words Alter the meaning of the root to which they are attached Root = placed (to put) Prefix = mis (wrongly) Misplaced = put in the wrong place

Appear at the beginnings of many English words

Alter the meaning of the root to which they are attached

Root = placed (to put)

Prefix = mis (wrongly)

Misplaced = put in the wrong place

Common Prefixes (excerpt from handout) “ Not” A- Dis- Un- Contra- Amount or Number Quad- Equi- Tri- Deci - Direction, Location or Placement Ab- De- Inter- Retro-

“ Not”

A-

Dis-

Un-

Contra-

Amount or Number

Quad-

Equi-

Tri-

Deci -

Direction, Location or Placement

Ab-

De-

Inter-

Retro-

Suffixes Suffixes are word endings that often change the part of speech of a word. Expand your vocabulary Learn the variations in meaning that occur when adding suffixes to words you already know.

Suffixes are word endings that often change the part of speech of a word.

Expand your vocabulary

Learn the variations in meaning that occur when adding suffixes to words you already know.

Suffixes For Example: Class -ify Classify (verb) -cation Classification (noun) -ic Classic (adj.)

For Example:

Class

-ify Classify (verb)

-cation Classification (noun)

-ic Classic (adj.)

Common Suffixes (excerpt from handout) One Who (noun) -er, -or (teacher) -ee (referee) -ist (activist ) State, Condition, Quality (adjectives) -able, -ible (touchable) -ive (permissive) -ish (foolish) Pertaining to or Referring to (noun) -ship (friendship) -hood (brotherhood) Direction (adverb) -ward (homeward) State, Condition, Quality (noun) -ance (assistance) -ation (confrontation) -ment (amazement)

One Who (noun)

-er, -or (teacher)

-ee (referee)

-ist (activist )

State, Condition, Quality (adjectives)

-able, -ible (touchable)

-ive (permissive)

-ish (foolish)

Pertaining to or Referring to (noun)

-ship (friendship)

-hood (brotherhood)

Direction (adverb)

-ward (homeward)

State, Condition, Quality (noun)

-ance (assistance)

-ation (confrontation)

-ment (amazement)

How to Use Word Parts Look for the root (a word inside a larger word). Example: non/ adapt /able If you do not recognize the root, then you will probably not be able to figure out the meaning of the word.

Look for the root (a word inside a larger word).

Example: non/ adapt /able

If you do not recognize the root, then you will probably not be able to figure out the meaning of the word.

How to Use Word Parts If you do recognize the root word, look for a prefix. Example: non /adapt/able Locate the suffix. Example: non/adapt/ able

If you do recognize the root word, look for a prefix.

Example: non /adapt/able

Locate the suffix.

Example: non/adapt/ able

How to Use Word Parts Try out the meaning in the sentence in which the word was used. The dodo became extinct because it was nonadaptable to changes in its environment. Nonadaptable = not able to change

Try out the meaning in the sentence in which the word was used.

The dodo became extinct because it was nonadaptable to changes in its environment.

Nonadaptable = not able to change

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