Prefixes are word parts that are added to the beginning

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Prefixes are word parts that are added to the beginning of a word that changes the
meanings of that word. Knowing the meaning of prefixes helps us to figure out the
meaning of a new word.
bi – two, twice
fore – before, in front of
mid – middle
ex – out of or from
Monday
Use the meanings of prefixes to match each word to the definitions.
1. two languages =
____________________
a.
2. point in the middle =
____________________
b
3. change out for another =
____________________
c.
4. to tell before an event happens = ____________________
d.
exchange
foretell.
bilingual
midpoint
Tuesday
Combine the prefix and root word to make a new word.
Bi + lingual= ____________________
mid + point= ____________________
Fore + tell = ____________________
ex + change = ____________________
Choose the new word that completes each sentence.
1. Nicholas, my ____________________ student, speaks Spanish at home and
English at school.
2. The psychic was able to ____________________ the future with her crystal ball.
3. I had to ____________________ the broken toy for a new, flawless toy. .
4. Ms. O’Connor taught us that fifty is the ____________________ of one hundred.
Wednesday
Use the following words in a sentence.
1. forecast:___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
2. exterior:___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
3. biannual:__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
4. midday:___________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
Thursday
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