re-, mis-, over-, under-, ex-...
Was the steak OVERcooked or UNDERcooked? Did you PREview the film, or did you REview it? It’s quite amazing how so few letters can have such a drastic effect on the meaning of a word! And with so many different ones to choose from, it’s not easy to know which Prefix to use.
This useful homework sheet helps students practise common Prefixes in a number of different ways.
After downloading your PDF: print it immediately or save and print later. Answers are provided for teachers on the second page.