Year 2 Nouns and Suffixes
Teacher Specific Information
This Year 2 Nouns and Suffixes activity checks pupils’ understanding of using two existing nouns to create compound nouns and adding suffixes to create adjectives. Pupils will determine which words from a given list are compound words; identify the compound words in sentences, identify which word can have the suffix -ful and -less added to it; create adjectives using the words and suffixes provided and drag and drop suffixes to words to create adjectives.
National Curriculum Objectives
- (2G6.3) Formation of nouns using suffixes such as –ness, –er and by compounding [for example, whiteboard, superman]
- (2G6.3) Formation of adjectives using suffixes such as –ful, –less (A fuller list of suffixes can be found in the year 2 spelling section in English Appendix 1)