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Studying affixes is part of building strong morphological understanding of the English language. It is part of building a solid reading foundation.


Studying affixes is part of building strong morphological understanding of the English language. It is part of building a solid reading foundation. This common suffixes morphology Orton-Gillingham resource can help.

The Literacy Nest is the decodable text source for a wide variety of text to support your students with a systematic, sequential progression. This resource introduces the 20 most common suffixes in the English language. Activities in this suffix pack are focused on studying these suffixes.

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  • What is a Suffix? Mini Poster
  • Spelling Rule Posters for spelling words with suffixes
  • Brief Introduction to Greek and Latin connectives with suffixes
  • Definition Cards for most common suffixes in English Language (display in pocket chart)
  • Suffix Sliders to practice manipulating different root or base words to read with a particular suffix
  • 20 Word Lists and Decodable Stories with comprehension questions to introduce new vocabulary and practice fluency
  • Brief Comprehension Question with each Word List
  • Puzzle Pieces for reading words with suffixes or as a matching game
  • Tree Diagrams for related words with same suffix to lead discussion on root or base words
  • Pictures and Sentences for illustrating new vocabulary and written expression practice
  • Word Analysis to introduce new suffix or as review (use guiding questions to encourage critical thinking about affixes, roots, and base words)
  • Matching for extra practice (includes answer key)
  • Vocabulary Discussion Questions for language building, listening comprehension, and communication
  • Matching Cards and Roll-a-Suffix Games for review
  • File Folder Envelopes to create prefix file folders

–Suffixes Taught–
s, es, ed, ing, ly, er, ion/tion, ible/able, al, y, ness, ty, ment, ic, ous, en, ive, ful, less, est

–Product Notes–
This resource is included in The Complete O.G. Part Two.

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