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Combining Square Roots with Addition and Subtraction
Familiarize young mathematicians with the radical concept of square roots using this set of skills practice problems. Building on prior knowledge about combining like terms in algebraic expressions, this worksheet helps students learn...
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Strategies for the Analysis of Word Parts in Mathematics
Pair this resource with a reading of any math textbook, article, or book. Learners take note of unknown words and use the provided graphic organizer in order to use word roots, prefixes, and suffixes to help them determine the meaning of...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving the Unknown with Algebra: Lesson 3: Functions and Formulas/Square Roots
This instructional activity has a number of fun worksheets for a pre-algebra or beginning algebra class. The main emphasis of this instructional activity is functions, formulas, and looking at square roots. It is the third instructional...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Getting to the Root of It
Young readers learn how to get at the root of new vocabulary with this fun language arts activity. Working in pairs, children begin by taking turns matching unknown vocabulary words to their Greek or Latin roots. When all the vocabulary...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Latin Roots: dict, vent, duct (Advanced)
Such a comprehensive way to learn vocabulary! Complete the puzzle, read the vocabulary in context, and get a thorough definition for each vocabulary word. This resource focuses on words containing three Latin roots: dict, vent, and duct.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Using Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words to Improve College Level Vocabulary
Grow vocabulary skills with an understanding of affixes and word roots. Included here are a few activities and plenty of materials you can use to support your learners as the focus on building vocabulary.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prefix, Suffix, and Root Word Worksheets
Words are kind of like a train, with affixes as the added cars. Practice prefixes, suffixes, and root words with these worksheets. Learners add words on to the beginning and end of words, practice with some roots, and use the words in...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Vocabulary: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Word roots, prefixes, and suffixes can hold the key to determining the meaning of a host of different words. Included here are five pages of prefixes, roots, and suffixes paired with their meanings and example words.
3rd - 10th English Language Arts
The Quest for Roots of Higher Order Equations
Young mathematicians explore the concept of solutions to higher order equations as they find roots of polynomials of degree three or higher. They also use the zero function on the Ti-83 to locate zeros of polynomials on a graph.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Prefix/Suffix: Build a Word
You've never seen Chutes and Ladders like this; scholars review prefix and suffix examples as they move along the game board. Small groups get a deck of six cards with given prefixes and suffixes and a number on each card. The...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words/Base Words
Get your class on track with their affixes by covering prefixes, suffixes, and root words in depth. This short three-lesson unit includes vocabulary lists to study, detailed plan procedures, and some accompanying worksheets.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Picture It In Syllables
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compound Word Trivia
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable