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Sorting Prefixes

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Hello, teachers and homeschoolers!

We understand the challenges of teaching grammar to young students, especially when it comes to complex topics like prefixes. That's why we're excited to share with you a free resource that will make learning about prefixes engaging and fun for your grade 1 and grade 2 students. Introducing the "Sorting Prefixes" worksheet!

The "Sorting Prefixes" worksheet is designed to help students practice identifying and categorising words with

different prefixes. By engaging in a hands-on activity, students will strengthen their understanding of prefixes while improving their vocabulary and reading skills.


  1. Download the worksheet by clicking on the button at the bottom of this page. It's completely free!

  2. Print out the worksheet for each student or distribute it digitally, depending on your preferred teaching method.

  3. Provide students with scissors and glue.

  4. Explain to your students that they need to cut out the words at the bottom of the page. These words all contain a suffix.

  5. Instruct students to examine each word and identify the prefix. The three prefixes they will be working with are: "un," "pre," and "re."

  6. Students should then glue the words into the correct box based on the prefix they contain. For example, if a word starts with "un," it goes in the "un" box. If it starts with "pre," it goes in the "pre" box, and so on.

  7. Encourage students to take their time and read each word carefully before


Remember, the goal is to make learning about prefixes enjoyable and interactive. By using the "Sorting Prefixes" worksheet and implementing these tips, you'll help your students strengthen their grammatical skills while fostering a love for language.

So, what are you waiting for? Click the button below to download the "Sorting Prefixes" worksheet and get ready to embark on an exciting journey of language exploration with your grade 1 and grade 2 students!

Happy teaching!

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