Teach the Latin and Greek root words of ecology vocabulary with these task cards and practice worksheets
Task cards are an excellent way to engage your students in vocabulary study. They are so versatile! They can be used individually, in pairs, or in small group work. They can be used by students at their own desks, or be used at stations, or used for a “gallery stroll” where students move around the room to read the task cards and answer the questions from them. You can use them for practice, or as a quick and easy vocabulary assessment. And they make a perfect substitute teacher activity!
These task cards are not just recall of definitions. They require that students learn the meaning of the root word and apply it to unfamiliar vocabulary or to make inferences about the meaning of science vocabulary.
You can use just the task cards for the lesson you are currently teaching, or use them all to introduce your students to the roots of ecology vocabulary. Then use one or more of the three worksheetsto give students practice in applying their knowledge of the roots to make connections between science and vocabulary that they will see in other settings.
54 Task Cards (27 if printed double sided)
Ideas for the using the cards
Student Answer Sheets (two versions) for the task card questions
An answer key for the task card questions
Three different practice worksheets
Answer keys for the practice worksheets.
For fun practice with ecology vocabulary check out my Ecology Vocabulary Domino Game!
You might also be interested in a product similar to this one, Root Word Vocabulary Task Cards for Earth Science
, which you can see HERE
This product is included in a money saving Ecology GROWING Bundle
Many thanks to Renee Goularte for the vibrant Watercolor Background Paper
used on these task cards.
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