Spelling Scope and Sequence, Prefixes and Suffixes

Spelling Standard I, Basic Spelling

Lesson 160, Prefixes and Suffixes

Knowing that most prefixes and suffixes are spelled the same no matter what word they are added to

Knowing the following prefixes and suffixes that are always spelled the same: re-, en-, con-, pre-, de-, dis-, non-, in-, un-; -ment, -ed, -ing, -ness

Knowing that some suffixes which mean the same thing are spelled differently according to the root word with which they are used: -ion, -ian, -ance, -ence, -ly, -ally, -ous, -eous, -uous, -ible, -able


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