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-able, -ible, -ably and -ibly Suffix Year 5 and 6 Spelling Worksheets

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These printable spelling worksheets, covering the -able, -ible, -ably and -ibly suffixes, are an excellent way for children in Years 5 and 6 to revise and practise these spelling patterns.

The worksheets include five different activities in which children look at spelling patterns, identify misspelt words and apply their spellings in context. They can be used as an assessment, as a homework task or as Year 6 or Year 5 spelling test worksheets.

Suffix meaning

A suffix is a string of letters that go at the end of a root word, changing or adding to its meaning. They can show if a word is a verb, noun, adjective or adverb.

Examples of -able suffix words

  • Adorable, applicable, changeable, comfortable, considerable, dependable, enjoyable, noticeable, reasonable, reliable, tolerable, understandable

Examples of -ible suffix words

  • Forcible, horrible, incredible, legible, possible, sensible, terrible, visible

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Apply growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words.

Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidelines for adding them.

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