Students are introduced to Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes. They are given a lesson on ten root words that students identify the correct meaning of the words. Students design cards that are divided into four parts.
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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
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
Building Vocabulary from Word Roots: Review of Latin Prefix ad
Infuse your vocabulary lesson on Latin roots with these activities, all of which reinforce the root a/ad (to, toward, add to). Graphic organizers, riddles, and short answer questions help your students review their vocabulary and use...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Vocabulary (Part 1) – Structural Analysis
Understanding the words in a sentence is an important step in understanding what the sentence says. Learn about word parts, including prefixes, suffixes, base words, and word etymologies, with a series of language lessons sure to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Latin Root "Nov"
A graphic organizer based on the Latin root nov allows young readers to find synonyms for four different words: novice, novelty, innovate, and renovate. Based on the synonyms that pupils find in a thesaurus (the instructional activity...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Offer learners a step-by-step process for approaching unknown words with this PowerPoint presentation of vocabulary strategies, which details how to use context clues and word parts (roots, prefixes, suffixes), as well as encourages...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Word Roots 2: Fin, Sed, Fer Intermediate-Word Search
Make learning Latin roots a game! After you have introduced the roots fin, sed, and fer, learners can use this word search to build their vocabulary. (Within the word search are words containing these roots.) You can further the activity...
9th - 12th English Language Arts