Root Words: Lesson for Kids


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What is a root word?

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1. Find the root word in this word: unplanned.

2. Find the root word in this word: impatient.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The words we use are made up of different parts, and in this brief quiz, you'll define some of these parts and identify them within examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will test how well you can:

  • Define root words and suffixes
  • Find the root words of unplanned and impatient
  • Point out the prefix of revisited

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet can help you practice:

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define root word and suffix
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify root words and a prefix within larger words
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between root words, suffixes, and prefixes

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more, the lesson Root Words: Lesson for Kids will help you study:

  • The definition of prefix
  • How root words can be used to find meaning
  • The way in which root words provide a base for prefixes and suffixes