30.1.18 Prefixes

After completing some peer assessment last week, Class 7 realised that they hadn’t used many prefixes in their writing so far. The children were given some prefixes and some root words. They learnt which prefixes match which root words. They learnt that some root words can be used with more than one prefix. Once they had matched them the children used a dictionary to learn the meaning of any words they were unsure of. Next they used the dictionaries to add to their list of words. Finally the children had to choose 3 words that they could use in their writing lessons and they practised putting them into sentences