Spelling Scope and Sequence, Advanced Prefixes and Suffixes

Spelling Standard II, Advanced Spelling

Lesson 220, Advanced Prefixes and Suffixes

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

Knowing the following prefixes and suffixes are always spelled the same: re-, en-, dis-, un-, sub-, super-, trans-; -ment, -ness, -ship, -ity, -al

Knowing that some suffixes which mean the same thing are spelled differently according to the root word with which they are used

Knowing that the following suffixes may cause problems: -ion, -ian, -ance, -ence, -ly, -ally, -ous, -eous, -uous, -ible, -able


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