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Vocabulary Strategies for the Analysis of Word Parts in Mathematics

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
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...
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Common Prefixes in Poka Dots

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of prefix displays. Including posters for 16 common prefixes from anti- and dis- to inter- and mis-, this is a great language arts resource for any elementary teacher.
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Getting to the Root of It

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
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...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
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...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language

For Teachers 4th Standards
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
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Common Roots and Affixes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Who said studying roots and affixes can't be fun? The tone of this presentation will entertain as well as engage your class as they examine the roots circ, cycl, pend, and equ. Opportunities for guided and independent practice, as well...
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Prefix/Suffix Web

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Approach prefixes and suffixes using this concept map focused on word examples. Come up with an affix, writing it in the middle circle. Scholars help brainstorm words with this affix, writing them into the four outside circles....
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Identify Base Words and Suffixes to Read Multisyllabic Words #1

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Show your scholars how adding an affix changes the entire meaning of a word; they focus on the suffix -able. You'll find a complete script here, but if you don't want to read this verbatim, use it simply as an outline. Learners watch you...
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Root Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars demonstrate their knowledge of root words aqua and aud, and develop vocabulary skills by completing of a chart, handout, and worksheet using creative thinking skills, a dictionary, and a thesaurus.   
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Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words/Base Words

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
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.
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Vocabulary Worksheet #1 & #2

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
These two worksheets cover several grammatical topics. Pupils work on words with multiple meanings, Greek and Latin word parts, word connotations, academic language, and more. The result is seven quick exercises that could be used...
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“George Washington’s Socks”: Vocabulary Part 1

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Supplement a class reading of George Washington's Socks with this list of vocabulary words. Including a mixture of verbs, nouns, adjectives, and adverbs, this resource asks young readers to record the page number and a synonym for each...
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Recipe for an Ecosystem

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Creating an ecosystem is as simple as baking a cake. Well, maybe not, but using a recipe analogy helps learners realize that ecosystems consist of different components that come together in unique ways. Offer this worksheet as an...