This FULL YEAR vocabulary/spelling program (thirty-six lessons with companion tests and keys, 321 total pages) features the study of GREEK AND LATIN AFFIXES/BASE WORDS and ETYMOLOGIES. Lessons are organized in groups of six, with the last lesson in the pack being a review of the previous five.
Each lesson is constructed around one or more Greek and Latin base words and a set of TEN ADVANCED VOCABULARY WORDS, several of which are derived from the targeted base word(s). The study begins with definitions and progresses to usage, base word study, etymologies, and related vocabulary not on the core lesson list. Every lesson has a companion, twenty-five item test. Research and writing ideas and word lists with definitions are also included.
Word Trek Book One, the first in a series of three books, is designed to be used with GIFTED FOURTH GRADERS However, it is also appropriate for motivated sixth graders. Teacher discretion is the most reliable resource in determining grade level. Four full lessons are included in the preview pages to help interested parties make this decision.
To view sample lessons and vocabulary lists from Word Trek Book Two and Word Trek Book Three, click on the following links:
Word Trek Book Two
Word Trek Book Three
PURCHASE OPTIONS: The option to purchase Word Trek Book One in separate six-lesson sets is available for those who would rather collect the lessons over a period of time. The free preview pack contains links to these six purchase options as well as links to Word Trek Book Two (5th -7th grade) and Word Trek Book Three (6th -8th grade).
For Book One, use these links:
Word Trek Book One Part One Lessons 1-6
Word Trek Book One Part Two: Lessons 7-12
Word Trek Book One Part Three: Lessons 13-18
Word Trek Book One Part Four: Lessons 19-24-
Word Trek Book One Part Five: Lessons 25-30
Word Trek Book One Part Six: Lessons 31-36
FREE PREVIEW LESSONS: The free preview pack (49 pages) contains introductory materials, a list of all base words taught in Book One, a complete table of contents, FOUR FULL LESSONS with keys and reference materials, and LINKS to individual lesson packs and product pages for Book Two and Book Three. Download and give it a try.