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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Week 8

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using suffix -ate

 

  • simply adding the –ate suffix to a noun or adjective root word, e.g.
    carbon (noun)
    à  carbonate (verb);

 

  • removing the ‘e’ from the end of noun or adjective root word before adding –ate, e.g.
    vaccine (noun)
    à vaccinate (verb);

 

Task 1:

Root Word

Change noun to a verb +ate

verb

carbon

 

carbonate

medic

 

 

alien

 

 

elastic

 

 

valid

 

 

 

Now knock off the e and add “ate”

 

vaccine

 

vaccinate

motive

 

 

captive

 

 

active

 

 

 

 

 

 

Task: Tick the correctly spelling of these verbs

carbonate

medicatte

vaccinate

motiveate

vaccineate

carbonayt

motivate

medicate

alienate

captiveate

alieneight

elasticate

elasticayt

validait

captivate

validate

 

Task 3: Choose 3 of these new verbs and write them in a sentences.

Eg. Bees pollinate flower.

1.

2.

3.

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