Use these engaging vocabulary and/or word wall cards to teach your students true science literacy. Study one or more per week or pair them up with your unit! There are over 150 ROOT/AFFIX CARDS that provide an important root or affix commonly used in the field of science. Print them out on brightly colored card stock and use them as a warm up, in your science centers, or as a classroom word wall geared toward your middle school science classroom. Students will use the accompanying recording sheets, provided in varying styles, to record their learnings. There is even an option for creating a roots and affixes journal that students can add to all year.
INCLUDED IN THIS PRODUCT:
- Teacher Instructions
- Two versions of the detailed word work sheet (2 entries per page)
- Two versions of the word work sheet (4 entries per page)
- Journal entry sheet (10 entries per page)
- Journal cover sheets (2 versions)
- 152 root/affix cards
NGSS Performance Expectations:
Vocabulary included stems from physical science, earth science, life science and engineering fields and focuses on developing science literacy and fluency. This word work also addresses Common Core literacy standards for nonfiction text.
Cross Cutting Concepts (CCCs):
Energy & Matter
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