This bright, appealing grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using the suffixes -ly, -ful, -less, -ness and -ment in Year 2. It is divided into five sections: understand, challenge, test, explain and apply.
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:
Suffixes are letters, or groups of letters, that are added to the end of words to make a new word or change the meaning of word.
add prefixes and suffixes: using the spelling rule for adding –s or –es as the plural marker for nouns and the third person singular marker for verbs, using the prefix un–, and using –ing, –ed, –er and –est where no change is needed in the spelling of root words [for example, helping, helped, helper, eating, quicker, quickest]
read words containing common suffixes
add suffixes to spell longer words, including –ment, –ness, –ful, –less, –ly
apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet
use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them
apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet.
use further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidance for adding them
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