• 7th Grade Prefix and Suffix List – 1st semester

     

    Prefix

    Meaning

    Examples

    bi -

     

    bicycle -

     

     

     

     

     sentence:

     

     

    bifocal -

     

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    bisect -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    bicentennial -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    bimonthly-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    extra -

     

    extraterrestrial -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    extravagant -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    extrovert -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    extraordinary -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    fore -

     

    forehead -

     

     

     sentence:

     

     

    forecast -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    forethought -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    forefront -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    il -

     

    illegal -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    illegitimate -

     

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    illegible -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    illogical -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    im -

     

    impossible -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    improbable -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    imperfect -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    immobile -  

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    impassable -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Suffixes – 7th grade

     

     

    Suffix

    Meaning

    Examples

    -able

    capable of

    capable -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    agreeable -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    expandable -

     

     

    sentence:

    -ible

    capable of

    edible -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    visible -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    -ate

     

    separate

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    create -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    segregate -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    dominate -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    -er, -or

     

    farmer -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    author -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    doctor -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    baker -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    dancer -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    teacher -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

     -ful

     

    careful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    beautiful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    useful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    hopeful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    helpful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    frightful -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Commonly Confused Words

     

    CCW                          Definition                               Example (use in a sentence)

    a lot/allot

    a lot -

     

     

    allot -

     

     

     

     

    board/bored

    board -

     

     

    bored -

     

     

     

     

    break/brake

    break -

     

     

    brake -

     

     

     

     

    desert/dessert

    desert -

     

     

    dessert -

     

     

     

     

    hear/here

    hear -

     

     

    here -  

     

     

     

     

    its/it’s

    its -

     

     

    it’s -

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on December 23, 2010