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NOW AVAILABLE IN GOOGLE | POWERPOINT | PDF
THERE ARE 10 UNITS. The preview shows a sample of what is included in each unit. If you want to see or try out a complete unit:
1. PRINTABLES ARE IN THE PDF VERSION
2. POWERPOINT VERSION HAS 2 FILES:
- ONE FOR LEARNING, PRACTICE, QUIZ.
- THE OTHER HAS A SELF-CHECK REVIEW
3. GOOGLE VERSION IS THE SAME AS POWERPOINT EXCEPT THERE IS A GOOGLE FORMS QUIZ TOO. THE LINKS ARE IN THE PDF.
★ A small study page to create a ringed booklet. Copy them on card stock each week. Students add this card to their ring each week.
★ An anchor chart for each of the roots or affixes.
★ Cards for word wall or bulletin board .
★ Cards for studying or concentration (print front to back).
★ Study guide with matching and open-ended questions.
★ Boxes or sentence strips to create sentences.
★ Brainstorm other words with the same root or affix.
★ Fill-in-the-blank story.
★ I have Who Has activity for review.
★ Quiz with spiraling section after the first unit. Students are responsible for going back and reviewing the prior lessons.
★ Answer Key
1. GOOGLE | POWERPOINT 1: ANCHOR CHARTS, STUDY NOTES, PRACTICE, QUIZ
2. GOOGLE | POWERPOINT 2: SELF-CHECK SLIDES FOR REVIEW
3. GOOGLE FORMS AUTOMATIC GRADING QUIZ
Why introduce Greek and Latin roots and affixes to your students?
They are the “building blocks” of the English language! It helps your students with word meanings and spelling conventions. They will learn how to break down larger words in their reading. This study has proven to be effective on the end of year tests!
How are the units set up?
This Greek and Latin study has 10 units. There are 5 roots or affixes with 2 words to learn and study for a quiz. Students learn a total of 15 definitions per week (5 roots or affixes and 10 words). They will learn a total of 150 words (50 roots or affixes and 100 words). It can be taught in 10 weeks or used throughout the year.
Why have 5 roots or affixes all in one study?
Students will learn more tools to break down words. The roots and affixes are categorized so students can learn them within a week. STUDENTS LEARN MORE IN A SHORTER TIME.
How do you begin this Greek and Latin study?
The first two units are number prefixes. This eases students into the study of words and also introduces them to the study of Greek and Latin Root Words and Affixes. Did you know that students should encounter a word up to 70 times before it is mastered? That is why we practice, practice, practice! In addition to the weekly practice, student need to remember the past roots and affixes introduced. That is why there is a spiraling section of 5 questions included in the quizzes for Units 2-10.
In this GREEK AND LATIN study, there is also a layout of lessons for the week, bulletin board example and titles to use as well as prefix, suffix, root teaching slides to introduce the unit.
★★ End of year cumulative study guide and test included. ★★
Try out Unit 1 for free!
OR JUST WANT THE ANCHOR CHARTS AND FLASH CARDS?
Words used in this unit:
Unit 1- Greek Prefixes- mono, tri, pent, hexa, dec
Unit 2- Latin Prefixes- bi, quad, oct, cent, milli
Unit 3- Greek Prefixes- anti, mega, syn/sym, dys, auto
Unit 4- Latin Prefixes- contra, re, sub, trans, pre
Unit 5- Greek Roots- graph, meter, phobia, tele, therm
Unit 6- Latin Roots- aqua, bene, mal, port, ject
Unit 7- Greek Roots- mania, cardi/o, phon, aer/o, crypto
Unit 8- Latin Roots- tract, duc/t, vert/vers, astro/aster, cline
Unit 9- Greek Suffixes- log/logue, oid, ism, chrome, pod
Unit 10- Latin Suffixes- age, ory, ine, ment, ist
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