Students in my district study root words, prefixes and suffixes from a set list each quarter. We introduce the word part on Monday and then do various activities throughout the week to find words with that part and use them in creative manners.
This week, we did an activity I thought you guys might enjoy. Students we're asked to think of a word that uses our word part and draw a picture of that word both with AND without the prefix to see how it changes the meaning.
Here are several examples from my sixth graders for the prefix pre-: