Practise and revise verb prefixes with this bright, appealing PDF grammar worksheet.
Activities include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Match the prefix with its meaning and underline the prefixes in the words displayed.
Add suitable prefixes to the given root words.
Choose the correct word to complete the sentences and match the prefix with a root word.
Explain how prefixes can alter the meaning of words.
Write a paragraph about a magician using words that contain the prefixes taught.
What are verb prefixes?
Verb prefixes are groups of letters that can be added to the beginning of words. Examples include: mis-, dis-, re-, de-, and over-.
Examples of verbs with prefixes added
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to use verb prefixes [for example, dis-; de-; mis-; over-; and re-]