This is an interactive vocabulary presentation on the prefix "bio." There are 6 vocabulary words of focus: biologist, biology, biosphere, biopsy, biography, and autobiography. For extension activities, I have included the opportunities to explore: bionic, biochemistry, biodiversity, and biotoxin.
Research has shown a strong and consistent predictive relationship between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension across grade levels (Alexander & Jetton, 2000; Nagy, 2005). This research will be applied in this engaging lesson on words that focus on the prefix bio.