Tag: prefix

Prefix Teaching Activities and Ideas

Games, Anchor Charts, Foldable Organizers and More to Teach Prefixes

Are you searching for some new prefixes activities? This post is loaded with ideas and free printables.

The English Language

English is a mix of several languages including French, Italian, Greek and Latin, Vietnamese and so on. This makes the number of words linguists estimate the English language to have extremely large —- approximately one million words. About 170,000 of these words are in current use. The average adult English speaker has a vocabulary between 20,000 to 35,000 words. Ninety-five percent of everyday writing and speech in newspapers, most books, movies, etc. use only about 3,000 words. So…how do we prepare our students for college entrance exams when everyday life exposes them to so such a narrow list of vocabulary words? —- We teach students prefixes, suffixes, and Greek and Latin roots. Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: http://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=5999

Prefix Game

Your students will enjoy this FREE trail game which practices the prefixes con-/com/, uni-, and ex.

Turning skill practice into a game is not only fun for students, but will help them learn the skills so much more quickly. This trail game practices with the prefixes con-/com-, uni-, and ex-. Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: http://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=1894