• 7th Grade Prefix and Suffix List – 2nd semester

     

    Prefix

    Meaning

    Examples

    mis-

    wrong

    mistake- an error in judgment, calculation, or opinion

     

     

     

     

     sentence: She made a mistake on her assignment.

     

     

    misuse -

     

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    misprint -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    misinform -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    misfortune-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    post -

     

    postgraduate-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    postpone -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    postwar -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    postscript -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    pre -

     

    prevent -

     

     

     sentence:

     

     

    prelude-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    prehistoric-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    predict -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    re -

     

    remain -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    required -

     

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    revise -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    revoke -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    un -

     

    undone -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    unable -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    unfit -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    unequal -  

     

    Suffixes – 7th grade

     

     

    Suffix

    Meaning

    Examples

    -ist

    one who

    physicist – one who studies physics

     

     

    sentence: The physicist was an extremely intelligent man.

     

     

    artist -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    chemist -

     

     

    sentence:

    -less

     

    hopeless -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    worthless -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    -ly

     

    sincerely -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    usually-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    frequently -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    suddenly -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

    -ment

     

    government -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    experiment -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    apartment -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    contentment -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    environment -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

     -tion

     

    question -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    position-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    population-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    function -

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

    information-

     

     

    sentence:

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Commonly Confused Words

     

    CCW                          Definition                               Example (use in a sentence)

    led/lead

    led -

     

     

    lead -

     

     

     

     

    lie/lay

    lie -

     

     

    lay -

     

     

     

     

    write/right/rite

    write -

     

     

    right -

     

     

    rite -

     

     

     

     

    to/too/two

    to -

     

     

    too -

     

     

    two -

     

     

     

     

    your/you’re

    your -

     

     

    you’re -  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on December 10, 2012