A fun and easy to work with worksheet on 20 Latin words and their English meaning. Students work as "word sleuths" to try and identify the meaning of the 20 words for a set period of time and then correct and score it themselves orally with their teacher. Words were chosen for their similarity to English counterparts. Ideal lesson for either a social studies or language arts class. Check out the Preview to see how this is formatted. English counterparts for Latin words are given in the answer key to build student understanding.
This printable also addresses the following Common Core Standard: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).
Looking for more to help you teach about Ancient Rome? How about a bundled set of SIXTEEN varied, creative activities and printables? Some are multi-day tasks and some for only one period, but all were created to engage and teach your students about Ancient Rome. There are even three separate projects for your students included.
Ancient Rome: Topics, ideas, and Activities: 68 Pages
Another bestseller! Turn your class into an Ancient Roman courtroom in this great one-week classroom simulation while students practice public speaking and cooperative efforts, learn about justice and the law, and of course……learn about the ancient Romans!
Twelve Tables of Roman Law: Using Classroom as Courtroom