Prefix Suffix Root Word Worksheet. Prefixes, suffixes and roots word ladder use this word ladder to help your students use roots, prefixes, and suffixes to build words. Every prefix and suffix adds a new meaning or function to a root word.
Students are given a prefix or a suffix and its root word. The table below lists 120 commonly used greek and latin root words, prefixes, and suffixes. When added to a root word that prefix or suffix changes the meaning of that word.