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English Unit: Fabulous Affixes

English Unit: Fabulous Affixes
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This unit plan is a comprehensive resource for teaching and assessing morphemic awareness in your Year 2 classroom. Students will build word families using prefixes and suffixes, explore base words and how their meaning changes. The unit includes a presentation, games, worksheets, classroom display, quiz and assessment task. The detailed and engaging unit plan requires minimal preparation time and is designed to be progressive and engaging for your class.

Curriculum Codes

AC9E2LY12 9

Build morphemic word families using knowledge of prefixes and suffixes

ACELA1472 8.4

Build morphemic word families using knowledge of prefixes and suffixes

EN1-5A old

Uses a variety of strategies, including knowledge of sight words and letter–sound correspondences, to spell familiar words

EN1-VOCAB-01 new

Understands and effectively uses Tier 1, taught Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary to extend and elaborate ideas

EN1-PHOKW-01 new

Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts

EN1-RECOM-01 new

Comprehends independently read texts that require sustained reading by activating background and word knowledge, connecting and understanding sentences and whole text, and monitoring for meaning

EN1-SPELL-01 new

Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts


Learn some generalisations for adding suffixes to words

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