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The Case of the Missing Suffix

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This podcast is part of the series: The Lost Grammar Files


Mrs. Anderson and Second Grade students-Laken, Peyton, and Jared


Owens Cross Roads Elementary

Madison County


This podcast is the fourth in a series to teach grammar topics. The suffix episode teaches students to identify a suffix as a group of students realize that the suffix from the lesson is missing.

Length: 1:29

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (3)
20. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. [RF.3.3]
a. Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes. [RF.3.3a]
b. Decode words with common Latin suffixes. [RF.3.3b]
c. Decode multisyllable words. [RF.3.3c]
d. Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words. [RF.3.3d]
ELA2015 (3)
38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. [L.3.2]
a. Capitalize appropriate words in titles. [L.3.2a]
b. Use commas in addresses. [L.3.2b]
c. Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. [L.3.2c]
d. Form and use possessives. [L.3.2d]
e. Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness). [L.3.2e]
f. Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words. [L.3.2f]
g. Write legibily in cursive. (Alabama)
h. Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings. [L.3.2g]


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