If you’re looking for a creative and engaging way to teach your students about word meaning, this lesson plan is for you! Using prefixes and suffixes is a great way to help students understand how these small changes can have a big impact on the meaning of a word. The lesson includes two tables with the most common prefixes and suffixes used in the English language. It’s important for students to commit these to memory so they can quickly recall them when they encounter a word with one of these affixes. With this lesson plan, you’ll have everything you need to help your students understand how prefixes and suffixes can change the meaning of a word.