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Grade 2 - English Language
2.24 Prefixes

Prefixes are syllables added to the beginning of words to change their meaning.

The prefix 're' means again.
The prefixes 'dis' and 'un' mean 'not'.
The prefix 'micro' means small.
The prefix 'peri' means around.

Directions: Identify the prefix in the word given in each question and write it in the space provided. Use the words with the prefixes in sentences. Write six more examples of words with prefixes and use them in sentences. As a homework, read a book and find at least ten words with prefixes and write the sentences in which they appeared.
Q 1: What is the prefix in 'unhappy'?

Q 2: What is the prefix in 'nonfat'?

Q 3: What is the prefix in 'misplaced'?

Q 4: What is the prefix in 'unsafe'?

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