These worksheets, covering the prefix ‘un-’, are an excellent way for children in Year 2 to revise and practise this spelling pattern.
The worksheets include different activities in which children look at spelling patterns, identify misspelt words and apply their spellings in context. They can be used within lessons, as an assessment or as a homework task.
This primary resource is divided into three sections:
Rewrite the words with the prefix ‘un-’
Tick which words you can add ‘un-’ to, then place the ‘un-’ words into the correct gaps in the sentences given
Use the word in each box to write a sentence about each picture
What is a prefix?
A prefix is a combination of letters, words or numbers that can be placed before other words to change their meaning.
- un- (unpleasant, unhappy)
- im- (impossible, improper)
- mis- (mislead, misplace)
- re- (reappear, reattach)
- pre- (prefix, prehistoric)
- dis- (disagree, disobey)
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to add prefixes and suffixes.