Teaching Suffixes | Complete lesson with Activities

By TheJustRead


Teaching suffixes to students early in their English education will help them to become better readers. It also helps the students to improve their reading comprehension skills. This teaching resource is designed for primary grades teachers but can be used for a basic understanding of suffixes to any grade level.

Our Teaching Suffixes lesson is a complete lesson on its own, containing examples and classroom activities. You can use it as it is or develop your own lesson using suffixes ppt which is included here for free download.

You can watch the lesson video here before downloading the slides.

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

  • Understand the meaning of Suffixes and root words
  • Recognize, blend and read words that end with –er, -or, -ess, and -ist

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Identify suffixes and their meanings
  • Demonstrate understanding by properly adding them to root words

Download Suffixes Lesson PPT Slides

We hope that this lesson is helpful for you in teaching suffixes to your students. You can check our complete range of English lessons here.



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