Frederick Douglass Ch. IV
Word Study

Roots and Affixes

Many English words are constructed from building pieces of roots, prefixes and suffixes.

Please write a blog to share what you already know about this topic.

Answer each of the questions below:

  1. What is a prefix? Give some examples, and definitions if you can.
  2. What is a suffix? Give examples, and definitions if you can.
  3. What does the root of a word do? Give examples, and definitions if you can.

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2 years ago
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Putting a affix to the word creating a different meaning like happy turns into unhappy and preschool....suffix means like words that change a word at the end of the word like suffix like playing

2 years ago
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That's all true, Emillio. What about a root? What does it do? Make your own blog next time instead of commenting on mine.