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St Patrick's Primary School

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Week 33 Prefix anti-

Learning Intentions

Know that prefixes are one or more syllables added at the beginning of a word to change or add meaning.

Revise that the prefix ‘Pre’ means before

 

Introduction
Look at these words, identify the prefixes, and how they modify the meaning.

 

Presuppose (before)

Submerge (under)

Defrost (remove)

Misbehave (wrongly)

Semicircle (half)

Immobile (not)

Redo ( again)

 

Main Learning

 

Can you think of some words that begin with the prefix ‘anti’?


e.g.anti-war, antibacterial,

 

What do the letters ‘Anti’ mean at the beginning of a word.

it means ‘against’, ‘opposed to’, ‘opposite to’ or ‘preventing’

 

Lets look at the spelling list and identify the prefix and discuss unfamiliar words.

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