Tag Archive: root words

Sep 01

Free Activities for Greek and Latin Roots

  Teach students Greek and Latin roots with short [10-minute] daily activities. The Routine Monday [Day 1] Introduce the “Root Word of the Week” by using the anchor chart. Students complete the first page of their practice booklet by writing the meaning of the root word and listing words containing the root during the discussion. Tuesday …

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Nov 09

Peter Pan Book Unit ~ Word Study

Peter Pan Word Study    Peter Pan Word Study Organizers (Prefixes and Suffixes) This set of activities can be completed as part of your Peter Pan Book Unit or completely independent from the book. Begin your study by having students create foldable graphic organizers for the prefixes and suffixes. The unit focuses on the following: inter- fore- …

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May 28

Root Words Spoons Game

    Playing “Spoons”” is a great way to practice skills. Here’s how to play: Playing the Game The spoons are placed in the center of the table within reach of all players and four cards are dealt to each player. Players take one card from the four dealt and pass it the player on the left. The …

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Jan 16

Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words

Teaching Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words Teaching Tip #1 Memorization Memorizing lists is not the most effective way to teach prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Sure, many students can learn definitions and pass a quiz. This helps little with application. Definitions are soon forgotten. Teaching Tip # 2 Association Students will remember prefixes, suffixes and root words if they can associate them with …

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