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:Continue Reading
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 words they already know. For instance, most students know that equal means same size, quantity, or value. Knowing this will help students remember the Latin Root equ/equi. It means same, equal, similar, and even. With this association, students can break down additional words to figure out their meanings. Continue Reading