Latin & Greek Roots - Core Knowledge 8th Grade - Bundle {Digital & PDF}

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6th - 8th
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50 PDF pages; 31 PPT pages; 36 Digital pages
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Description

This resource provides a variety of activities to help students learn the meaning of the Latin/Greek words (pages 200-201) from the Core Knowledge Sequence for Grade 8. It also gives a brief etymology of the Latin influences in our English language and encourages students to recognize the history contained in their everyday language. This unit is suitable for any middle school group.

For the bundle, the lessons are designed to be presented in this order:

1. Begin with the lesson from Word Origins Handout & Word Search.

  • Why do We Say That? (handout on the history of our everyday language)
  • Word Origins Search Directions & Rubric (editable)

2. Follow with lessons from History of English Language Timeline & Mapping Activity.

  • Etymology Notes (student notes template)
  • Timeline of Influences on the English language
  • Mapping Activity
  • Rubric & Answer Keys

3. Next, complete Latin & Greek Vocabulary.

  • Latin/Greek Word list (with meaning & examples)
  • Latin & Greek Roots Booklet Directions & Rubrics (editable)
  • Latin & Greek Roots Booklet Template

4. Finally, use review game and test from the bonus files.

  • Review Game based on “The Family Feud” with built-in timer (100% editable PPT)
  • Score Cards for Review Game
  • End of Unit Test & Answer Keys

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Total Pages
50 PDF pages; 31 PPT pages; 36 Digital pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).
Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

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