Prefixes in words

While reading the book, "Wonder" we came across the word, 'deformed' which was used to describe the face of Auggie, the main character. We talked about the word and tried to break it down to understand it. We discovered that it uses the prefix, "de" which affects the meaning of the word. It means "not something" and so we came to understand that Auggie's face could be described as not completely formed. Brought on by this inquiry, we played  a game about prefixes at readers' choices. It was interesting to learn how prefixes change the meaning of the word.

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