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Know Your Prefixes: ad- and al-

In this worksheet, students practise reading and spelling words that begin with the prefixes ad- and al-.

'Know Your Prefixes: ad- and al-' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Root Word Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A prefix is a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word to make a new word.?

A lot of words in English begin with the prefix ad-, which can mean adding something or moving towards something.

for example:

adverb

Advent (the time leading towards Christmas)

Christmas tree

Another common prefix in English is al-, which means 'all' (but only has one 'l').

for example:

almighty

altogether

In this activity, you can practise reading and spelling words that begin with the prefixes ad- and al-.

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