Read and identify the meaning of words with sophisticated prefixes and suffixes.
Reading for All Purposes
Apply knowledge of word meanings (morphology) and word relationships to determine the meaning of unknown words in and out of context.
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Identify frequently occurring root words (for example: look) and their inflectional forms (for example: looks, looked, looking).
Use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes (for example: -ed,-s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word.
Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
Decode words with common Latin suffixes.
Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (for example: company, companion).