Look at these prefixes. In your literacy book write three words with each. Discuss how each modifies the meaning of the root word.
Lets look back at the <-tion> spelling, which usually says /shun/ but can say /chun/ in words like ‘suggestion’ and ‘question’.
Look at this word
What sound does the <sion> make? The /shun/ sound
What sound does the <sion> make? The /zh/ sound
Like <-tion>, the suffix <-sion> is often added to verbs to make nouns meaning the act, state or result of doing the verb
e.g. a collision happens when two things collide
The suffix <-sion> is commonly added to verbs ending in
<s>, <se>,<d> and <de> and these letters are removed before the suffix is added.
Identify words with double consonants
words with schwas
words with long vowel sounds
a word with a prefix
Parse this sentence
The rich landowner had recently built a huge mansion.
1. Her apprehension was causing a lot of tension.
2. They examined the wreckage after the collision.
3. “I need the exact dimensions of the room, replied the builder.