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Please Note: This VETERAN Edition follows our SEMI-PRO Edition.
Avoid discouraging struggling spellers! Word Study is the study of changes made over time to words in a given language. This can be achieved through looking closely at the etymology of words, their roots & affixes, synonyms & antonyms and compound words. It enriches our vocabulary and can be used as a highly effective aid to spelling!
This can be used with young, advanced learners or older students needing to brush up on their language skills!
Explore the inner workings and nuances of modern English.
This learning resource guides young linguists to:
• Study roots, suffixes & prefixes and how they modify the meaning of words
• Explore the nuances among words within different word families
• Determine the meaning of unknown words by analyzing meaningful word parts
• Delve more deeply into word study with synonyms & antonyms
• Examine how two words joined together will create a new compound word
• Word Vocabulary Cluster pages for discovering new words also included!
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Recommended Ages: 9 to 12 years old (but you know the child best!)
Number of Pages: 38 including Answer Key
Subjects: Language & Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary ('Cosmic Word Study')
Genre: Elementary, Montessori, Homeschooling, Distance Learning
Date of Publication: January 1, 2022
Format: PDF Version (Remote-ready eGuide III)
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How is word etymology different than definitions? Etymologies are not dictionary definitions. Rather, they are explanations as to what our words have meant and how they might have sounded many years ago. Word families grow from a shared root word. New words are made simply by adding prefixes before the root and/or suffixes after. Moreover, changing affixes will modify the word’s function.
Analyzing meaningful word parts aligns with ELA Common Core Standard CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts & consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
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Dr. Maria Montessori believed the only way our world would find lasting peace was through educating our children. Much of her elementary curriculum was written by her during a period of internment in India during WWII. This time period helped solidify Dr. Montessori’s belief in Peace Education.
ROOKIE Pages (Green) - Aimed toward early to mid level elementary students.
SEMI-PRO Pages (Blue) - Aimed toward mid level elementary students.
VETERAN Pages (Red) - Aimed toward mid to late level elementary students.
But of course, you know the child best, so adjust accordingly.
In the words of Dr. Montessori, "Follow the Child!"