Roots
Prefixes
Suffixes
Finding the Meaning
Potpourri

100

The root of the word awkwardly is _____________.
What is awkward.

100

What does the prefix bi- mean?
What is two.

100

The meaning of the suffix -ful is ___________.
What is full of.

100

As a child, Ethan loved to learn about fish and underwater volcanoes, so his mom was not surprised when he went to college to learn about oceanography. What does oceanography mean?
What is the science of (or the study of) the ocean.

100

What is an affix?
What is a word you add to a root word to alter or change the meaning.

200

The meaning of the root aster or astro is ________.
What is star.

200

What does the prefix co- mean?
What is together.

200

What does the suffix -less mean?
What is without.

200

The problem with the television is that some wires got disconnected inside. What is the meaning of disconnected?
What is no longer connected.

200

What is the difference between prefixes and suffixes?
What is that prefixes come before the root word, and suffixes come after the root word.

300

The meaning of the root word tele is ________.
What is far off.

300

The prefix auto-means __________.
What is self.

300

What suffix means is or can be?
What is -able/-ible.

300

The noise level from next door was so loud that it was no longer tolerable. What is the meaning of tolerable?
What is able to tolerate or put up with.

300

What is a root word?
What is a word or word part that gives meaning to the word.

400

The root word that means life is ___________.
What is bio.

400

The prefix fore- means ___________.
What is before.

400

The suffix -ly means ____________.
What is like or resembling every.

400

When I asked Dwayne why he was wearing a long-sleeve shirt and putting on sunscreen, he told me that he is on a medication that makes him hypersensitive to sunlight. What does hypersensitive mean?
What is super sensitive.

400

Give 5 examples of a prefix
What is answers may vary.

500

The root word that means good is __________.
What is bene.

500

The prefix anti- means _______.
What is against.

500

The suffix -ize or -yze means ______________.
What is to make.

500

Monica wanted to win the spelling contest, but in an unmalicious way. What does unmalicious mean?
What is not malicious, or not mean/evil.

500

Give 5 examples of suffix.
What is answers may vary.