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Making Adjectives by Adding Suffixes: -ful and -less

In this worksheet, students will learn how to form adjectives using the suffixes -ful and -less.

'Making Adjectives by Adding Suffixes: -ful and -less' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Add Suffixes to Words

Popular topics:   Adjectives worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Adjectives are describing words. Adjectives describe nouns.

You can make your own adjectives, by adding suffixes onto nouns or verbs.

A suffix is a group of letters that we can add onto the end of another word.

The suffix then changes the meaning of the word.

In this worksheet, you are going to add the suffix -ful and the suffix -less.


-ful means full of.

Tom's thumb gave him a lot of pain

Tom had a painful thumb.


-less means without.

The painter didn't care.

The painter was careless.

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