Prefixes                    – ‘un’(Spelling Skills)                    http://www.primaryresources.co.uk
What do all these words have in common?    unhappy        unlock   unpack         untie   unkind                    uncove...
They all begin with the prefix ‘un’unhappy          unlockunpack          untieunkind                   uncover undo      ...
What does the prefix ‘un’ mean?unhappy         – not happy, sadunlock    – to release the lock ofunpack     – to open and ...
What does the prefix ‘un’ mean?unkind        – not kind, harshuncover     - to remove the covering fromundo      – to canc...
Add the prefix ‘un’ to these words to make                new ones…   dress            undress   equal            unequal ...
Can you identify the root words?unfold         unblockunable          unlikeunbolt     unknownunarmed         unfasten
Can you identify the root words?unfold         unblockunable          unlikeunbolt     unknownunarmed         unfasten
What other words canyou think of that beginwith the prefix ‘un’?
More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’    unload           unlucky     unroll          unreal                     unsc...
More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’   unhook       unhealthy    unveil       unfortunate                   unusual ...
More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’      unwilling                     unaware     unbroken                    uncu...
More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’     uncomfortable           unfamiliar   unfeeling                unasked   une...
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Prefixes un 12012

  1. 1. Prefixes – ‘un’(Spelling Skills) http://www.primaryresources.co.uk
  2. 2. What do all these words have in common? unhappy unlock unpack untie unkind uncover undo unable
  3. 3. They all begin with the prefix ‘un’unhappy unlockunpack untieunkind uncover undo unable
  4. 4. What does the prefix ‘un’ mean?unhappy – not happy, sadunlock – to release the lock ofunpack – to open and remove the contents ofuntie – to unfasten
  5. 5. What does the prefix ‘un’ mean?unkind – not kind, harshuncover - to remove the covering fromundo – to cancel the effect ofunable – not able It means ‘not’ / the opposite of
  6. 6. Add the prefix ‘un’ to these words to make new ones… dress undress equal unequal fair unfair fit unfit
  7. 7. Can you identify the root words?unfold unblockunable unlikeunbolt unknownunarmed unfasten
  8. 8. Can you identify the root words?unfold unblockunable unlikeunbolt unknownunarmed unfasten
  9. 9. What other words canyou think of that beginwith the prefix ‘un’?
  10. 10. More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’ unload unlucky unroll unreal unscrew unpaid unlike
  11. 11. More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’ unhook unhealthy unveil unfortunate unusual untrue unidentified
  12. 12. More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’ unwilling unaware unbroken uncut unwise unbelievable unwrap uncommon
  13. 13. More words that begin with the prefix ‘un’ uncomfortable unfamiliar unfeeling unasked unexpected uncertain

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