This bundle contains the Word Study for the year along with instructions for the students to independently add a page each week to their Interactive Notebook and the Game Bundle. My students were not remembering anything from our standard Greek and Latin Word Study. Something needed to change. I started to use this Greek and Latin Bundle, and VIOLA! It struck!
Take a PEEK at the preview and see if it will work for you.
Word Study for the Year - 45 weeks, 4 pages each week
instructions for the students to independently add a page each week to their Interactive Notebook
Template to make Task Cards
Template, Directions, and Game Pieces to Make a Who Knows Game
Directions and Template to make BINGO Cards
Directions to make Who Am I Game
A Game Board
A Spinner for Spin & Win
Spelling Tests Sheets
The Word Study is based on the “Flipped Classroom” model. The students can take home the Discover the Root worksheet or complete it independently at school. The students are not told what the root of the week is. They must discover it and its meaning. After they have had a chance to review the words and make a guess, they return to the classroom. As a class the words are discussed, the root is determined, and the meaning is declared. The teacher guides them through the self-discovery process.
I use this for our spelling words also. Gives us another chance to look at and understand these words. As students are learning to spell the words they are looking at the roots and breaking the words into chunks. Just one more opportunity to sink in.
I added games as a way to increase the exposure to the words and roots. Next, I had the kids create the games. Wow! That was the magic sauce. They were much more engaged in the unit. They were enthusiastic and having fun. It was sticking.
Try a free week of the Word Study:
Greek and Latin Free Week
Take a closer look at just the Word Study:
Greek and Latin Word Study with Interactive Notebook Page
Take a Peek at the Games here:
Greek and Latin Student Created Games
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