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Using Known Root Words -- JANUARY Root Words of the Week
Using Known Root Words As a Clue to the Meaning of Unknown Words is an excellent way for students to grow their vocabularies!
Over 60% of English words have sprouted from Greek or Latin roots. At least 90% of the science words in English have grown from Greek or Latin roots. Therefore, studying root words is a fantastic way to help students' vocabularies develop.
Your students will work on one root word each week, and also learn 24 related vocabulary words during the month.
This no-prep root words(word stems) packet is made extra cute by its January theme.
This unit is designed for third grade, but may also be used with advanced second grade students, or for fourth grade students.
his January-themed packet includes the following:
4 Root Words of the Week
4 Root Words Flash cards
Introduction to 24 related vocabulary words
Using Root Words Knowledge As Clues To New Words
Weekly Root Words Review (Cumulative After Week one)
A Cover Page
24 Total pages
These activities make a nice booklet, and a cover to be attached to a folder, or including in a binder is included.
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These activities can be used to preview, teach, or review root words.