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Understand Verb Prefixes: De- 1

In this worksheet, students consider the meaning of words with the prefix de- and practise spelling them.

'Understand Verb Prefixes: De- 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling: Prefixes & Suffixes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

A prefix is a letter or letters added to the beginning of a word to make a new word. When the prefix de- is added to verbs it generally has the meaning of removing something or taking it away.

For example:

The fridge was all iced up so Dad defrosted it.

Fridge Freezer

In this worksheet you can practise forming verbs with the prefix de-.

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