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Know Your Roots: 'tele' and 'scope'

In this worksheet, students learn and practise spelling words with the prefix tele- and the suffix -scope.

'Know Your Roots: 'tele' and 'scope'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Root Word Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

Many words in English are based on the same root words, and knowing what these mean can help us with spellings.

Boy with telescope

The word 'telescope' is based on two Greek words, the prefix 'tele' (meaning 'far away') and the suffix 'scope' (meaning 'seeing').


There are many other words in English with these roots.

for example:





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