Using Root Words as Clues

Delve deep into a Greek roots study with this graphic organizer. Scholars identify and define everyday words that are made from the Greek roots ast, bio, geo, and graph. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Gather reference materials for scholars to browse and locate words with the appropriate Greek roots 
  • Construct a Greek roots word wall that showcases the roots in study, and words that contain those roots 
  • Divide the class into four groups, assign each group a Greek root word box to complete, then share their findings with the class 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required for individuals taking part in this activity 
  • This worksheet presumes learners have knowledge of Greek root words; some content review may be necessary depending on the level of proficiency in your classroom    
Pros

  • The worksheet's objective and design is clear and easy to follow 
Cons

  • None
Common Core