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Prefixes dis mis in re sub inter super anti and auto Y3/4

Resources to teach how most prefixes can be added to words without any change to the spelling of the root word, except for the prefix in.

POWERPOINTS: Each powerpoint introduces the prefix and gives a definition of its meaning and how it can change the meaning of words. Examples of words with and without each prefix are shown.
The last powerpoint looks at the meaning of all the different prefixes.

  1. DIS
  2. MIS
  3. IN IL IM & IR
  4. SUB
  5. RE
  6. INTER
  7. SUPER
  8. ANTI
  9. AUTO
  10. Prefix recap


  • Cards - words to add dis
  • Change the paragraph to the opposite meaning
  • Dis word definitions
  • Jigsaw cards – dis
  • Un and dis matching word and definition cards
  • Dis- wordsearch
  • Un- wordsearch

MIS - wordsearch

IN IL IM IR jigsaw cards

MIS DIS RE and UN Word wheel

INTER worksheet

AUTO prefix worksheet

Although every effort has been made to check wordsearches for unintentional inappropriate words, it is recommended that teachers double check them before giving to children.


  • Word list
  • Adaptable outline plan
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