• Homophones

     

     

    its - shows ownership

    it's - contraction for it is

     

    to - location

    too - also, so

    two - the number 2

     

    your - shows possession

    you're - contraction for you are

     

    their - shows possession (our)

    there - shows position or location (here)

    they're - contraction for they are (they are)

     

    roll - turning over and over

    role - a part in a play

     

    heel - part of your foot

    heal - become healthy again

     

    feet - plural of foot

    feat - a great achievement

     

    break - to crack, split, divide

    brake - to slow or stop 

  • Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes

     

    Prefixes

    NON - means without or not

    • nonfiction (not fiction)
    • nonfat (without fat)

    DIS - means not or opposite of

    • dishonest (not honest)
    • discover (opposite of cover)

    UN - means not or opposite of

    • uncomfortable
    • unpack
    • unclear

    RE - means again

    • reread
    • rewrite

    PRE - means before

    • preheat
    • prepay

    MIS - means not or error

    • misguide
    • misprint

     

    Suffixes

    MENT - means the action of

    • improvement (the action of improving)
    • punishment (the action of punishing)

    LESS - means without

    • careless (without care)
    • fearless (without fear)

    ER - means a person who, more, and a thing that

    • teacher (a person who teaches)
    • giver (a person who gives)
    • gardener (a person who gardens)
    • bolder (more bold)
    • coaster (thing that coasts)

    ABLE - means able to

    • breakable
    • bendable
    • comfortable

    FUL - means full

    • prideful (full of pride)
    • frightful (full of fright)

     

    Roots

    GRAPH - means to write

    • autograph
    • paragraph
    • biography

    PORT - means to move

    • portable
    • teleport
    • airport
    • portal