Prefixes
Suffixes
Figurative Language
Context Clues
Ms. Mackenzie
100
Identify the prefixes in the word " misunderstand"
What is "mis" and "un"
100

Identify the suffix in the word "rudeness"

-ness
100

Give an example of an onomatopoeia

100

If the lightbulb is too dim to illuminate, or light up, the room, it should be replaced. 

Using context clues, what does illuminate mean?

light up

100

What kind of pet does Ms. Mackenzie have?

A dog!

200
Identify the prefixes in the word " disinfectant"
What is "dis" and "in"
200

Identify the suffix in the word "baker"

-er

200

Give an example of an alliteration 

200

Nelson developed an affection for nature growing up in the woods of northern Wisconsin. As an adult, he brought his love of the land to his political career.

Using context clues, what is the meaning of the word affection.

Love

200

What is Ms. Mackenzie's favorite color?

Purple!

300
Identify the prefixes in the word "independent"
What is "in" and "de"
300

Identify the suffix in the word "preventable"

-able

300

Give an example of personification

300

Lean fats are essential to a healthy diet. Vegetables are very necessary too.  Using context clues, what does essential mean?

necessary; important

300

What is Ms. Mackenzie's favorite sports team?

Denver Broncos!

400
Identify the prefixes in the word "experience"
What is "ex" and "per"
400

Identify the suffix in the word "grateful"

-ful

400

Give an example of a simile

400

The old man ambled slowly down the path while his dog walked next to him.  Using context clues, what does amble mean?

walked

400

What is Ms. Mackenzie's favorite season?

Summer!

500
Identify the prefixes in the word "disappear"
What is "dis" and "a"
500

Identify the suffix in the word "hopeless"

-less

500

Give an example of a metaphor

500

Our last principal was very lax with the rules, unlike our new principal who enforces them all.  Using context clues, what does lax mean?

lenient; slack; not strict

500

What month is Ms. Mackenzie's birthday?

July!

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