3rd Grade Prefixes and Suffixes (KS)

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Prefixes and Suffixes that are required for students to know on the Kasas State Assessment.

mis

wrong, bad, incorrect

pre

before

ed

to change to past tense

er

person who (compares two things)

est

most (compares three things)

ing

act of doing something right now

ly

characteristic of
in what manner
the way of doing something

Whoever thinks it is okay to misbehave in Mrs. Smith's class has never been punished by her.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix mis- what does the word misbehave mean?

To behave badly

mis - wrong, bad, incorrect

You need to recheck your answers just in case you missed a problem.

Knowing the meaning of the prefix re- what does the word recheck mean?

To check again

re - again, back

The girl was uncertain if her friends were home since the lights were turned off.

Knowing the meaning of the prefix un- what does the word uncertain mean?

Not certain

un - not, none

I'm glad I took the pretest so I knew what to expect on the test.

Knowing the meaning of the prefix pre- what does the word pretest mean?

To test before

pre - before

The students made a lot of progress this year in the area of technology since each student was provided their own iPod.

Knowing the meaning of the prefix pro- what does the word produce mean?

To move forward and advance

pro - forward, for

The crowd laughed at the silly clown as he performed his jokes and tricks.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ed what does the word laughed mean?

To have already laughed

ed - to change to the past tense

Sally tells the silliest jokes I've ever heard.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -est what does the word silliest mean?

To be the most silly

est - most

Cleaning is my least favorite thing to do on my day off.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ing what does the word cleaning mean?

The act of cleaning

ing - act of doing, materials

She happily skipped down the street on her way to the ice cream shop.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -ly what does the word skipped mean?

Characteristic of happy

ly - characteristic of
in what manner
the way of doing something

The baker made two dozen cookies for the party.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -er what does the word baker mean?

One who bakes

er - one who
that which

The fruity cup of sherbet was the best he had ever tasted.

Knowing the meaning of the suffix -y what does the word fruity mean?

Full of fruit

y - made up of
characterized
full of

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