Prefixes Worksheet

Category: Mechanics

Use this Prefixes Worksheet to practice forming new words with appropriate prefixes that improve the mechanics of your writing. These exercises require you to add a prefix and define the new word created by the addition.

Prefixes Worksheet

Instructions

For each of the exercises below, use the word given to form a new word by adding a prefix. Write the meaning of the word you form below it.

  • Original word: read

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: start

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: meaning

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: understood

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: possible

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: belief

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: fill

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: emotion

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: inform

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word:
  • Original word: weekly

    • New word formed with a prefix:
    • Meaning of new word: