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English Language Arts Grade 4
Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 3 a.
1 class periods of 15 minutes each
This strategy will focus on the prefix "re-" to help predict the meaning of words. The same strategy can be used to introduce other common prefixes such as "dis-", "in-" and "im-".
Dictionaries and Vocabulary Notebooks for extension.
Know that a prefix is a word part that comes at the beginning of a word, and that "re-" means again or back.
The students will have:
This is a mini-lesson.
My mom asked me to remake my bed.
We worked so hard, we needed to rest.
Example: If I take the "re" away in rest, they aren't left with a word. So "re" in rest is not a prefix.
Adapted from Core Teaching Reading Resource by Honig, Diamond, and Gutlohn.