Teaching Suffixes | Complete lesson with Activities

By Becky F


Teaching suffixes to students early in their English education will help them become better readers. It also helps the students to improve their reading comprehension skills.

This teaching resource is created for primary grades teachers. However, you can use it for the basic understanding of suffixes at any grade level.

Our lesson PowerPoint for Teaching Suffixes is a complete resource containing examples and classroom activities. You can use it as it is or create your lesson using our suffixes ppt, which is available 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

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


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