Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Pre
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Pre

1,189

Published on

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,189
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Prefixes
  • 2. What is a prefix? <ul><li>A prefix is a small word part that is added to the beginning of a base word, to change it’s meaning. </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Let’s look at what all of that means. </li></ul>
  • 4. What exactly is a “word part”? <ul><li>A word part is a small chunk of a word that has no meaning on it’s own. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, a word part of the word smile is “sm” or “le”. </li></ul><ul><li>Another example of a word part is in the word untie. “Un” is a word part. The word part “un” has no meaning on its own. </li></ul>
  • 5. What is a base word? <ul><li>A base word is a word in its simplest form. There are no other word parts added to it. </li></ul><ul><li>The word smile is a base word. Smiling is not because it has the word part –ing added at the end. </li></ul><ul><li>The word tie is a base word. Untie is not because it has the word part un- added to the beginning. </li></ul>
  • 6. Base Word…or not? <ul><li>test </li></ul><ul><li>jumping </li></ul><ul><li>pretest </li></ul><ul><li>kind </li></ul><ul><li>unkind </li></ul><ul><li>write </li></ul><ul><li>rewrite </li></ul><ul><li>pack </li></ul><ul><li>packing </li></ul>
  • 7. Pre- <ul><li>A prefix is a word part that comes at the beginning of a word, to fix (or change) its meaning. So…what do you think the prefix pre- means? </li></ul>
  • 8. Pre- means “before” <ul><li>preview- to view something before someone else </li></ul><ul><li>preschool- where children go before they’re old enough for school </li></ul><ul><li>preheat- to heat an oven before you cook something </li></ul><ul><li>pretest- a test you take before learning something new </li></ul>
  • 9. Re view <ul><li>What is a prefix? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a base word? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the prefix pre- mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s create some pre- words! </li></ul>

×