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Know Your Suffixes: -cian

In this worksheet, students will practise identifying and spelling words ending in the suffix -cian.

'Know Your Suffixes: -cian' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Prefixes and Suffixes

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Worksheet Overview

Several different suffixes make the sound shun.


For example:

extension    fiction    magician


The suffix 'tion' is usually used when the root word ends in 't' or 'te'.

For example, invent becomes invention.


The suffix 'cian' is common when the root word ends in 'c'. A lot of these words relate to people's occupations.


For example:

Someone who plays or writes music for a living = musician 


a musician


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