Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples

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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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  1. Use this set to teach about Prefixes, Suffixes, Greek and Latin Roots! If you need common core activities for prefixes and suffixes, this might be just right for your kiddos! Greek and Latin Roots too because this is actually five of my products bundled together to give you sixteen activities in one
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Greek Roots - Illustrated Definitions and Examples; Use this pack of Illustrated Greek Roots with definitions to keep your students engaged in fun activities that reinforce the definition of each root with examples of words that take on the meaning of the roots that they contain. Instructions are included for two games your students can play with these cards; 'Say It, Keep It' and 'Root Buzz'.

Over two dozen of the most commonly used Greek roots are used in these cards. They are: auto, bio, chron, dyna, gram, graph, hetero, homo, hydr, hypo, logy, meter/metr, micro, mis/miso, mono, morph, nym, phil, phobia, phon, photo/phos, pseudo, psycho, scope, techno, tele, and therm. I have a set for Latin Roots too!

These cards are created in two different sizes. The original set has 8 cards per page and the larger set has 2 cards per page. The small set will save you ink and paper but many teachers have indicated to me that they preferred to have a larger set to make a bulletin board display. So, that's why I added the larger version.

A storage box template is also included for these cards.

This is part of my Prefixes, Suffixes and Greek and Latin Roots - Bundle

✅ Aligned to Common Core Standards (CCSS): L.4.4b and L.5.4b

See Latin Root version here:

Latin Roots - Illustrated Examples and Definitions.

See distance learning resources for Greek roots here:

Greek Root Multiple Choice for Google Classroom, Boom, or Power Point

Greek Root Online Worksheets for Google Classroom or Power Point

See Greek Root printables here:

Greek Root List Tables

Greek Root Worksheets

Greek Root Activities and Word Wall Bundle

Prefixes, Suffixes, Greek and Latin Roots - Bundle

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).


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