The ability to identify morphemes gives students a leg up on decoding and learning unfamiliar vocabulary. Vocabulary Packets: Greek and Latin roots will help introduce, reinforce, and provide practice in recognizing and identifying basic roots and cognates. Game-orientated activities and a variety of exercises will help kids engaged as they discover the deeper meanings behind words. Forty roots, 150 cognates, and 16 idioms, phrases, and maxims are covered. Organized into 5-day weekly units, students use clues to identify the target root, complete fill-in-the-blank exercises, find roots in a word search, complete a crossword puzzle, and create word cards. A new game is encountered after every two units. 64 reproducible pages, softcover. Master word list and answer key included. Grades 4-8.
Eight ready-to-go activity packets sharpen students’ word-study skills and boost their vocabularies. In each packet, students learn five common Greek and Latin roots and 15 new words formed from these roots. Crossword puzzles, word searches, and other fun activities provide repeated practice to make new vocabulary stick. Perfect for independent work or for homework. For use with Grades 48.