Who says ancient Latin and Greek are dead languages? They live on, in the words we speak every day! And they provide useful clues when we encounter unfamiliar words. Introduce your kids to the fun and challenge of word genealogy with this 36-unit vocabulary curriculum based on common Latin and Greek roots of English words. Includes reproducible study pages. Grades 5 to 8. 116 pages, softcover from Instructional Fair.
A top-selling teacher resource line, The 100+ Series(TM) features over 100 reproducible activities in each book --Ancient Latin and Greek live on in the words we speak every day. Introduce your students to the fun and challenge of word genealogy with Words on the Vine, a 36-unit vocabulary program based on common Latin and Greek roots that will provide you with a framework for an entire school year. Each unit introduces 10 related words and shows how their definitions can be traced back to a common meaning. Students first examine each word in context to understand its correct usage. Then they have the opportunity to put the words to work for themselves in creative and challenging assignments. Each unit provides easy-to-remember visual clues, fun-to-read usage examples, and hand-on activities.