Suffix Assignment


For this assignment you will create a Power Point (PPT). For each page of your Power Point you will:


  • Name the Suffix.
  • Give the Meaning of the Suffix.
  • Give two example words that use the Suffix.
  • Use one word that have the suffix in a sentence showing you understand the meaning.
  • Draw or find a picture that shows the meaning of the suffix.

Set 1

Suffix
Meaning
Example Words
-able
able to be
excitable, portable, preventable
-cide
act of killing
homicide, suicide, genocide
-ful
full of
helpful, thankful, cheerful
-phobia
abnormal fear of
acrophobia, claustrophobia, xenophobia
-ology
study of, science of
anthropology, archaeology, biology
-phile
one who loves
bibliophile, audiophile, pyrophile
-ling
younger or inferior
duckling, underling
-like
resembling, characteristic
childlike, homelike, lifelike
-cycle
circle, wheel
bicycle, recycle, tricycle
-less
without
fearless, helpless, homeless

Set 2:
Suffix
Meaning
Examples
-ship
denoting a condition, quality, skill or group
companionship, citizenship, fellowship, workmanship, membership
-ize
to make or become, to treat in a manner
demonize, fossilize, criticize
-fy
To make
Magnify, Unify, Petrify
-ward
In the direction of
Forward, backward, homeward
-ism
a belief or practice
activism, terrorism, socialism
-ist
One who believes
Activist, terrorist, socialist
-or, -er
One who does or takes part in
Doctor, teacher, diver
-osis
condition
psychosis hypnosis, metamorphosis
-ic, ics
Having to do with, things having to do with
Dramatic,physics, acidic
-hood
order, quality
neighborhood, motherhood, brotherhood