Pages: 68, perforated
Word Roots teaches students the meanings of Latin prefixes, roots, and suffixes commonly used in English. Learning word elements dramatically improves spelling and the ability to decode unfamiliar words. Word Roots will add hundreds of words to your students' vocabulary and greater depth to their thinking and writing.
The book contains reproducible worksheets with activities for practice, reinforcement, and comprehension for each root introduced. Complete answers are included.
For each lesson children first learn the meanings of prefixes, roots, and suffixes. Then they
Divide known and unknown words into their elements or assemble elements to form whole words.
Match word parts or whole words to their definitions by analyzing their meanings.
Apply their new vocabulary in sentences.
Licensed for reproduction for home or single classroom use.
The choice of book, software and/or flashcards is a personal one. The list of prefixes, suffixes and root words is the same in each format. The book contains warm-up and extension worksheets not included in the software but the software allows for activities to be repeated and done by more than one child.