Root Words, Prefixes, and Suffixes Vocabulary Lesson Digital & Print

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Trying to bridge the gap between engaging vocabulary instruction and standards alignment? Show your students how to use word parts as a strategy for identifying unknown words with this minilesson, activities, and visual organizer.

Included, you will find the following resources, which can be used with any root words, prefixes, and suffixes and related vocabulary words of your choice:

A VISUAL

Use the tree with roots as a graphic organizer for students, or use the high-resolution file included to blow it up into a large anchor chart format for your use during a minilesson. Students will use the graphic organizer to see the connection between a root word, such as cede, and related words, like precede, recede, and secede.

Seven different colors of the root words visual organizer are included so that you can print them in color, if desired. Use them as a reference page in a notebook, folder, or binder, or display them around the room.

MINILESSON IDEAS

Suggested language and directions are included for how I teach the short minilesson, along with an option for scaffolding. While teaching the minilesson, students can be filling out the graphic organizer for later reference. A YouTube link is included for a video minilesson covering root words, prefixes, and suffixes. You can use it with distance learning, stations, flipped lessons, reteaching, and more.

A HANDOUT

Encourage students to extend their thinking with sentence frames that help them explain how the root word shapes their understanding of the related word. Included as a Google Drive link and a secure PDF.

AN ACTIVITY

Make vocabulary sticky by asking students to apply word part understanding and attack strategies to unknown words. Students will walk, step-by-step, through the process of defining words using word parts, identifying word meanings based in context clues, verifying definitions, and extending learning through connections. This activity is included as a Google Drive link, but you can also download it as a PDF for paper and pencil use. This activity is editable.

This word parts resource gives you the flexibility of using a wide range of vocabulary words and root words multiple times per year. It aligns with Common Core Language standards - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use - for middle school. Once students are comfortable with using this activity, you can begin incorporating it into literacy centers, learning stations, or regular vocabulary work.

*Note: The anchor chart example picture provides an idea for how you might create a root words anchor chart of your own. If you prefer not to draw your own anchor chart, print a large version of the graphic organizer in this resource.

Format: This resource is a secured PDF. Google Drive links are included for both practice activities.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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