Primary Reading: Word Structure and Meaning:
Word Structure – Affixes, Base Words, Compound Words:

Base Words, Affixes

RIT Range:
111-190
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Ladder
Learning Continuum Statements:
RIT 141-150:

• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s

RIT 151-160:

• Identifies base words in words containing inflectional endings
• Understands how the prefix dis- changes the meaning of a word
• Understands how the suffix -or, -er, or -ist changes the meaning of a noun
• Understands that individual words combine to form compound words
• Understands the meaning of a word with the prefix un-
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -ing
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s
• Understands the meaning of the prefix re-
• Uses a defined affix as a clue to the meaning of a word

RIT 161-170:

• Identifies base words in words containing inflectional endings
• Understands how the prefix re- changes the meaning of a word
• Understands that individual words combine to form compound words
• Understands that the suffix -est creates the superlative
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -ing
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s
• Understands the meaning of the prefix non-
• Uses the base word to determine the meaning of a word

RIT 171-180:

• Applies understanding of word meaning to define a compound word
• Identifies base words in words containing prefixes and/or suffixes
• Understands that individual words combine to form compound words
• Understands that the suffix -est creates the superlative
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -ing
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s

• Understands the meaning of the prefix un-

RIT 181-190:

• Identifies base words in words containing prefixes and/or suffixes
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s
• Understands the meaning of the prefix im-

• Understands the meaning of the prefix mis-

RIT 191-200:

• Identifies base words in words containing prefixes and/or suffixes
• Understands that the suffix -er creates the comparative
• Understands the meaning of the inflectional ending -s

RIT 201-210:

• Identifies base words in words containing prefixes and/or suffixes
• Understands that the suffix -er creates the comparative

 

 

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