Some Spelling Practice with Prefixes

    Here are some common examples of prefixes:
    PREFIX MEANINGPREFIX MEANING
    anti- against, opposite to dis- not, or away
    in- not il-not
    im- not ir-not
    inter- between mis- wrong
    re- again, or back un- not, in reverse

    1. Here are some root words. What you have to do is to build new words by adding one of these prefixes to the root word. The first one is done for you.

    Root Word New WordRoot Word New Word
    tidyuntidy behave 
    honest complete 
    legal understand 
    mingle perfect 
    edible heat 
    relevant treat 
    imaginative mortal 
    like possible 
    consistent contented 
    septic appetizing 

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