Year 4 Using Suffixes

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Using Suffixes activity consists of five separate challenges that test the use of suffixes from the Year 4 list. Pupils will select the correct suffix, find the root word, identify whether a suffix has been used correctly, add suffixes to words, and identify the incorrect suffixes within a paragraph.

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National Curriculum Objectives

English Year 4: Spell words with endings sounding like /ʒə/ or /tʃə/, /ʒən/ and /ʃən/ spelt –tion,–sion, –ssion, –cian
English Year 4: Spell using the suffixes –ation, –ous and –ly
English Year 4: Add suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words of more than one syllable
English Year 4: Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them – see English appendix