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Know Your Suffixes: -less

In this worksheet, students revise the meaning of words with the suffix -less and practise spelling them.

'Know Your Suffixes: -less' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Add Suffixes to Words

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Worksheet Overview

A suffix is a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word. Knowing what a suffix means can help us to understand new words.

 

For example, the suffix -less means 'without'.

A person who is fearless has no fear.

 

If the word ends in -y we have to change it to 'i' before we add the suffix.

pity / pitiless

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