Christmasology is a fun way to engage your students in a holiday study of Greek roots. Root instruction is included in the Common Core Standards of Instruction grades K-8. These activities will bring lighthearted fun to the very important method of vocabulary development-roots! Research heavily supports the teaching of Greek and Latin roots (and stems). Roots can give students of all ages great power over unknown words creating strong and confident readers. Christmasology can be used with students with any level of root knowledge--it can even be used as an introduction to roots!!
Students will create fun words and inventions such as: a subaquasanta,a teleporting sleigh,autohotchocolate machine,
an elfductor, and many more fun holiday words!