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Know Your Roots: 'tele' and 'scope'

In this worksheet, students learn and practise spelling words with the prefix tele- and the suffix -scope.

'Know Your Roots: 'tele' and 'scope'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling: Prefixes & Suffixes

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Worksheet Overview

Many words in English are based on the same root words, and knowing what these mean can help us with spellings.

The word 'telescope' is based on two Greek words, the prefix 'tele' (meaning 'far away') and the suffix 'scope' (meaning 'seeing').

 

There are many other words in English with these roots.

for example:

television

telephone

microscope

kaleidoscope

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