A Vocabulary Learning/Review Activity Designed for Grades 8+
A collaborative classroom learning activity designed to address and strengthen students’ abilities in the following Common Core standards and skills:
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Designed as a fun formative assessment or review for a summative assessment, Roots Detective asks students to utilize their knowledge of over 60 prefixes, suffixes, and roots words.
Roots Detective by Erin Cavazos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.